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Samuel “Sandy” Sterrett joins Rimon’s DC Office and Technology Group

News June 30, 2011

Rimon's Latest Partner Brings Strong Corporate and Start-up Experience to Growing Firm

For Immediate Release

San Francisco, CA – June 30, 2011 – Rimon Law Group, a growing international law firm headquartered in San Francisco, is enhancing its Washington D.C. presence as well as its corporate transactional practice with the addition of corporate partner, Samuel “Sandy” B. Sterrett, Jr.  Sterrett joins Rimon from Blank Rome.

In a legal career spanning 23 years, Sterrett has served as principal outside counsel for a variety of biotech, medical device, business services, information technology, software, and other technology companies. His clients – both foreign and domestic - range from start-ups to large multinational corporations, and from emerging growth companies to non-profit organizations. 

Sterrett provides counsel on corporate, technology, tax and general business law matters.  He also has substantial experience handling mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and angel, venture capital and other transactions. He provides advice to his clients on all aspects of intellectual property and technology-oriented business relationships, including licenses and cross-licenses, product development, joint ventures, collaborations, material transfer, and research development.

“Sandy is a valuable addition to our attorney roster,” said Michael Moradzadeh, co-founder and managing attorney of Rimon Law Group. “He provides our clients and our other partners with an additional resource for corporate matters in the intellectual property and technology realm. With our IT transactional practice being one of our fastest growing groups, and the emergence of Washington as an important center for transactional work, Sandy will add further depth to the law firm”

“I am extremely excited about joining Rimon,” said Sterrett.  “Rimon is an evolved, cutting edge law firm, with enormous depth and offers a unique platform for the efficient delivery of legal services.  The firm’s focus on value billing and alternative fee arrangements is precisely what today’s market demands.  I look forward to working with Rimon’s outstanding team of accomplished lawyers.”

Sterrett joins the firm as a partner in Rimon’s Start-ups and Start-up Financing, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Technology Licensing practice groups. With his additional experience in the exempt and nonprofit realm, he will continue to provide counsel to charitable and trade associations on business, corporate, intellectual property, and federal and state tax matters.  Sterrett is a graduate of the University of Virginia Law School and he has a B.A. from Amherst College. Following law school, he was employed at Allens Arthur Robinson in Australia and clerked for Judge James S. Halpern of the U.S. Tax Court.

 

About Rimon Law Group Rimon Law Group is a rapidly growing international full service corporate law firm delivering quality and value to the domestic and international business community. The firm is comprised of attorneys with accomplished legal careers who have trained and served with distinction at some of the world’s largest law firms and corporations. Rimon's clients range from Global 100 corporations to early-stage startups, and its attorneys have worked on deals ranging from corporate formationsto large public offerings.

Rimon’s evolved business model is client centered and its rejection of the traditional leveraged pyramid law firm model assures the efficient delivery of high quality legal services and provides real value to its clients. Because Rimon is not saddled with legacy expensive real estate or outmoded technology, Rimon’s fee structures are extremely attractive to clients.

Rimon is among the first law firms in the country to combine the legal expertise of an AmLaw 100 firm with the efficiencies of cutting edge technologies.  Rimon is an industry leader in value billing, alternative fee arrangements and cloud computing. It is also among the first law firms to be awarded B Corporation certification, marking Rimon Law Group as a leader in the realms of social and environmental responsibility. For more information, visit: www.rimonlaw.com.

Contact:  Michael Moradzedeh 650.352.3419