Squire Patton Boggs partners Daniel G. Berick, Tamara Fraizer and of counsel Leah G. Brownlee have been named recipients of the Burton Awards 2020 “Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Awards” for their article, “The Top 10 Legal Mistakes Made By Early-Stage Companies – A ‘Field Guide’ For Family Offices,” published in the July 23, 2019, edition of Private Wealth.
William Burton, Founder and Chair of the awards program, said, “The winners are outstanding, highly skilled, and effective writers. The Law360 Writing Awards winners have now taught a new and even higher standard of excellence.”
In the winning article, the Squire Patton Boggs lawyers explore 10 of the most common legal mistakes made by venture- and early-stage companies for family office investors considering venture capital investing. This “field guide” will help identify, and avoid, common legal pitfalls that can impair, delay or jeopardize the ultimate success of an early-stage company.
Established in 1999, the nonprofit Burton Awards program, which is run in association with the Library of Congress, presented by lead sponsor Law360, and co-sponsored by the American Bar Association, recognizes the finest law firm writers. The awards were established to honor the finest accomplishments in law, including writing, reform, public service and interest, regulatory innovation and lifetime achievements in the profession.