RStart gives you the right start and guidance to assist you in navigating the challenges faced by an emerging venture. Our lawyers understand the needs of an innovative, high-growth startup, and will help you understand and address the complexities of a modern and global network. With RStart and Reed Smith at your side, you are prepared to face every phase of your journey with greater insight and understanding.

Our Reed Smith Emerging Growth / Venture Capital team has active startup lawyers literally coast-to-coast – from Palo Alto to Los Angeles to Chicago to Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia to New York. We work closely with our colleagues in Reed Smith’s leading industry groups – niche practices like our Life Sciences Health Group, Financial Industry Group, Entertainment & Media Group, and Intellectual Property, Information and Innovation Group – that provide unparalleled counsel in essential areas.

With 1,700 lawyers in 26 offices in major financial markets across the globe, our worldwide network of contacts also allows our team to provide you with targeted referrals to appropriate sources of financing, potential strategic partners, or acquisition targets, along with advisors for your management team and board of directors. By connecting you with the right people, and providing insightful financial strategies and strategic direction, we can often help you obtain the advice and capital you’ll need to build a successful future.

Silicon Valley
Don Reinke


Silicon Valley

Los Angeles
San Francisco
Rana Ansari


San Francisco