Epstein Becker Green Launches Blog Focused on Legal Issues That Confront Technology Companies

NEW YORK (May 18, 2011) — The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green today announced that it has launched a new blog focused on the legal issues that confront technology companies.

The Technology Company Counselor blog will provide a forum to discuss a wide range of topics affecting today's technology companies, including benefits and compensation, employment law, immigration, intellectual property, litigation, securities, tax planning, and transactional issues. The blog will also include a calendar of Epstein Becker Green's Technology Team's upcoming presentations and events.

"We are very pleased that we can provide this interactive venue for discussion of the complex legal issues affecting today's technology companies," said Michelle Capezza, a member of EBG's Technology Team and a Member of the Firm in the Employee Benefits practice in the New York office. "Advancements in technology continue to revolutionize our lives and the way we conduct business. Recognizing that technology-based companies are under increasing pressure to deliver products and services to market pursuant to enhanced time constraints, the blog helps these companies identify a broad range of legal issues that they should address which are critical to enable them to maintain and grow their companies, and their workforce, without violating the law."

Scott Drago, a Member of the Firm in the Corporate Services and Health Care and Life Sciences practices in the New York office said, "It certainly is difficult in today's fast-paced society for any business to keep up with changes in the law, as well as increased legislation and regulation. For technology-based companies in particular, timely application of changes in the law is critical. Through the Technology Company Counselor blog, we hope to address the legal issues of utmost interest to technology companies that could have a profound impact on their businesses and also take into consideration their unique, entrepreneurial cultures."

The authors of the blog are attorneys in Epstein Becker Green's Technology Team, including, Michelle Capezza, Scott Drago, Pierre Georges Bonnefil, Lola Miranda Hale, Betsy Johnson. Visit the Technology Company Counselor blog at www.techcompanycounselor.com.

About Epstein Becker Green's Technology Team

The Technology Team is a multidisciplinary team of lawyers at Epstein Becker Green, who have dedicated themselves to serving the needs of technology companies — public and private, large and small. The Technology Team's members all have extensive experience representing technology companies — such as software companies, electronic device manufacturers, medical device producers, and wireless telecommunications companies — and bring their diverse skills and collective understanding of the needs of technology companies to the task of helping these clients solve a variety of matters and problems.

Working in a coordinated manner, the Technology Team is able to efficiently provide comprehensive legal services, across a broad spectrum of matters, including entity formation, securities, debt financing, acquisitions/divestitures, regulatory issues, employee benefits and executive compensation, labor and employment law, immigration, intellectual property, and commercial litigation. And because the members work as a team, they can tailor the type and level of legal services to the particular needs of the client in a cost- efficient manner.

Located in various offices across the Firm, the Technology Team's members can address their clients' needs across the country, whether the matter involves litigation or simply the need to understand how businesses operate in different locations. Team members routinely collaborate with each other and with other attorneys inside and outside the Firm, when necessary, in order to provide clients with effective and efficient legal services.

About Epstein Becker Green:

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., founded in 1973, is a national law firm with approximately 300 lawyers practicing in 10 offices, in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, San Francisco, Stamford, and Washington, D.C. The Firm is uncompromising in its pursuit of legal excellence and client service in its areas of practice: Health Care and Life Sciences, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Corporate Services, and Employee Benefits. Epstein Becker Green was founded to serve the health care industry and has been at the forefront of health care legal developments since 1973. The Firm is also proud to be a trusted advisor to clients in the financial services, hospitality, and energy industries, among others, representing entities from Fortune 100 companies to startups. Our commitment to these practices and industries reflects the founders' belief in focused proficiency paired with seasoned experience. For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.

Marichelli Hughes
Public Relations Manager
Epstein Becker Green
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