“We aim to grow aggressively over the coming three years and I fully expect to quadruple revenues and client base during that time period. I wouldn’t be surprised to see Forefront offices in both San Francisco and London in the near future.”
PressMediaWire.com (Press Release Distribution) – Mar 02,2012 –
The Forefront Law Groupis a practice of legal experts focused on the needs of entrepreneurs, growth companies, and the investors who finance them. With 8 senior lawyers Forefront serves as the sole general counsel for 13 corporate entities, providing the full panoply of legal services for these entrepreneurial clients.
“Through Forefront we get all the services that an in-house general counsel would provide, plus access to all the specialized legal advice we need in employment, commercial contracts, technology, and intellectual property. ” commented John Cooper, CEO of BrightWire, a global foreign language news summary service. “When we secured large scale venture capital funding from Matrix and Silicon Valley Bank last summer, Forefront handled the entire transaction for Brightwire, from inception through negotiation and closing. As deal lawyers, I would put the Forefront team up against any firm in the country.”
Forefront was founded by Cravath, Swaine & Moore veteran Jason Gabbard, and Don Carlson, a graduate of Goldman Sachs and Axiom Legal.
Forefront recently relocated to larger offices on the corner of Wall Street in the financial district of Manhattan. The firm expects to continue growing at a rapid clip. As Gabbard notes: “We aim to grow aggressively over the coming three years and I fully expect to quadruple revenues and client base during that time period. I wouldn’t be surprised to see Forefront offices in both San Francisco and London in the near future.”
Forefront is a firm founded on acute focus to both client satisfaction and low overhead. Forefront currently serves as exclusive general counsel for more than a dozen companies, providing the full panoply of legal services for these entrepreneurial clients. The firm eschews hourly billing whenever possible and actively encourage clients to opt for project-based or flat fee pricing. Forefront willingly shoulders the burden of efficiently managing legal costs on behalf of its clients.