Aravinda Seshadri

A graduate from Stanford Law School, Aravinda has 15 years’ experience working as outside General Counsel to startups and investors in the startup space such as TaskRabbit, Lyft, Tally, Workato, Wonder Workshop, Felicis Ventures, Rakuten and Hustle Fund.

A Super Lawyers Rising Star 2015-2020

For context on how Aravinda works, she has done an Office Hours on Elpha and a webinar on Mistakes Founders Make (and how to avoid them!).

Jennifer Farhat

Jennifer is a California and Beirut Bar admitted lawyer with ten years of in-house experience at a regional bank in the Middle East. She has experience in M&A, Project Finance, and Technology and has worked extensively on cross-border transactions in these areas. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Saint Joseph University of Beirut and an LLM from the University of London. She is passionate about human rights, social justice and women empowerment.

Brett McDonald

Brett holds a J.D. from UCLA School of Law and was formerly at O’Melveny & Myers LLP and has also led two technology companies. He has closed numerous rounds of financing and advised dozens of early stage and growth companies in finance, legal strategy and product development. Brett is experienced in working in every phase of the corporate lifecycle with both public and private entities.