Mr. Pollak’s practice focuses on seed and venture capital financing transactions as well advising emerging and high-growth companies in transactions through all stages of their development. Over the past decade, he has represented businesses in their investments across a broad range of industries, including fintech, blockchain, fashion, social and digital media, enterprise software, network security, and biotechnology. Mr. Pollak is currently representing the founders of a cryptocurrency trading fund in the formation and governance of the fund and an e-commerce solution company in its Series Seed financing.
“I am incredibly excited to join this fantastic team of attorneys to help build out the firm’s presence in the start-up and VC community. My experience will complement Davis & Gilbert’s existing emerging companies practice, while my clients will benefit from the firm’s top notch attorneys in labor & employment, real estate, intellectual property and advertising, marketing & promotions, among other areas,” said Pollak.
“Justin has developed a strong reputation in the start-up space in New York and across the country,” said Curt C. Myers, co-chair of Davis & Gilbert’s Corporate Practice Group. “Based on his extensive experience in this area, he will make a valuable addition to our multi-faceted corporate team.”
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Pollak was a partner at Hand Baldachin & Associates LLP. He earned his undergraduate degree at Cornell University, M.B.A. at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and J.D. at Emory University School of Law.
About Davis & Gilbert’s Corporate Practice Group
Davis & Gilbert’s Corporate practice handles the complete spectrum of mergers, divestitures, acquisitions, restructurings and financings for clients in a wide variety of industries and its extensive representation of global holding companies has made it an innovator in complex corporate transactions. Entrepreneurs with emerging companies in a broad range of verticals have also relied on Davis & Gilbert’s counsel during all stages of growth. Its lawyers provide guided, responsive and practical advice to founders, their companies and investors on an expansive range of needs including M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances, equity and debt financing and tax, as well as operational needs, including employment, incentive compensation, real estate and litigation.
About Davis & Gilbert
Davis & Gilbert LLP is a strategically focused, full-service mid-sized law firm of more than 130 lawyers. The firm is widely regarded as the #1 law firm for the marketing communications industry and has practices focusing on Corporate; Advertising, Marketing & Promotions; Digital Media, Technology & Privacy; Entertainment, Media & Sports; Intellectual Property; Insolvency, Creditors’ Rights & Financial Products; Taxation; Labor & Employment; Benefits & Compensation; Litigation; Real Estate and Private Client Services. Founded over a century ago and located in New York City, Davis & Gilbert represents a wide array of clients – ranging from start-ups to some of the world's largest public companies and financial institutions – throughout the United States and internationally.