Ryan Shaening Pokrasso is a San Francisco Bay Area attorney who founded SPZ Legal on the idea that business should be a powerful tool for social change and environmental stewardship.  Ryan’s approach to practicing law is centered on the concept that the best way to help the people he serves is to take the time to understand their goals in order to customize creative solutions.

Ryan advises startups and non-profits as outside general counsel on a variety of matters, including: entity choice and formation, employment and labor law, startup financing and securities laws, intellectual property (including trademark, trade secrets, and copyright), regulatory compliance and land use, and custom contracts.