Ross D. Meador is an international business and technology attorney with broad experience representing American, Asian and European companies and investors in their domestic and cross-border business operations. He practiced law for sixteen years with leading international law firms, including Morrison & Foerster, Howard Rice et al., and most recently as a partner with Preston Gates & Ellis. His law practice focuses on privately held companies and entrepreneurial ventures. He has negotiated and drafted hundreds of business agreements, and advises clients on business models, financing issues, strategic relationships, and the protection and licensing of intellectual property.

LOCATION: Orange County, CA

LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN: California, Central District of California

CURRENT FIRM: Meador & Engle

PRIOR FIRM(S): Arnold & Porter  |  K&L Gates  |  Morrison & Foerster

LAW SCHOOL: University of California-Berkeley

HONORS AND AWARDS: SK Yee Scholar Award; Exec. Ed., Int. Tax & Bus. Lawyer; Chair, AmCham Korea Legal Services; Pres., Korean American Chamber, NPC; VP, Vietnam AmCham; Sec., ExCom, Int. Law Sec., Cal Bar; Nominated Twice for Presidential Medal of Freedom.


Corporate and Securities

(Commercial Contracts, Corporate Governance, Cross-Border Transactions, M&A, Partnerships and Joint Ventures, Project Finance, Securities Offerings)

Startups and Venture Capital

(Angel and Seed Financings, Choice of Entity and Formation, M&A, Outside General Counsel, Reorganizations and Recapitalizations, Venture Capital Financings)

INDUSTRY: Tech, Life Sciences, Media, Entertainment, Logistics, Nutraceuticals, Manufacturing, Software, Healthcare, Blockchain