Charlotte Westfall approaches her clients’ legal needs with an acute business mindset. Charlotte is passionate about strategizing with her clients to offer efficient, practical and tailored legal solutions for their matters and to help them build strategic partnerships. Charlotte focuses her corporate practice on venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law matters. Charlotte advises clients on cross-border business strategies, including corporate redomiciliation and cross-border capital markets. She assists blockchain and digital assets companies with navigating the regulatory landscape to achieve their objectives, including corporate formation and compliance with the US securities law. Charlotte collaborates with her integrated global legal team and leverages the firm’s strong local connections to seamlessly provide her clients with top-quality legal advice.
Charlotte assists private companies with getting public-company ready and leads their IPOs. Charlotte counsels public companies on corporate governance, SEC compliance and other business matters. Charlotte advises clients including issuers, majority and minority shareholders and PIPE investors in de-SPAC transactions. Charlotte counsels clients on US-China business transactions, as well as market entry strategy, corporate development and branding for Chinese companies seeking investment opportunities in the US, as well as US companies seeking access to the Chinese market. Charlotte represents clients in various sectors and industries, including manufacturing, oil and gasoline, consumers, real estate, semiconductor, bio-tech, life sciences, artificial intelligence, digital assets, blockchain and other high-technology companies. Charlotte serves as general counsel for a global cold chain technology company and sits on the board of advisors for several Silicon Valley startups.