Michael Best & Friedrich LLP Attorney, Melissa Turczyn, recently spoke with the WISC-TV Editorial Director, Neil Heinen, of “For the Record” about entrepreneurialism and the importance of legal representation for all stages of the venture-backed business process. Ms. Turczyn is a member of the Transactional Group and is the Co-chair of the Venture Capital Practice Group, Venture Best™. She is also the Co-chair of the upcoming Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference, held in Middleton, WI June 4-5, 2013. Click here to view Mr. Heinen’s interview with Ms. Turczyn, Tom Still President of the Wisconsin Technology Council and Mark Gehring Co-founder of Asthmpolis.
Ms. Turczyn primarily represents early-stage and emerging growth companies in numerous industries, including IT, pharmaceutical, medical device, clean tech and mobile applications. Her experience includes assisting such companies in formation, capitalization and financing strategies, preparation of employment and consultant documentation, review of customer / vendor contracts, review of equity and material transfer agreements and assistance with the negotiation of term sheets, debt and venture financing documents. She also represents venture capital / angel funds and other investors in the venture space.