What We Do

Transforming the world one company at a time by providing quality, cost-effective legal solutions from competent, compassionate and curious lawyers who love what they do.

Corporate Counsel

Every business decision requires a delicate balance of Risk vs. Reward. We serve as your General Counsel by identifying, managing and taking charge of your company’s Risks so you can focus on growing the Rewards. Our general counsel services include but are not limited to reviewing and negotiating contracts, advice on minimizing industry related risk, maintaining corporate books and records, and providing referrals and managing third-party lawyers.

ENTITY FORMATION & INCORPORATION

ENTITY CONVERSION

ENTITY DISSOLUTIONS & WINDING UP

TERMS OF USE

INCENTIVE PROGRAM TERMS

SAAS AGREEMENTS

PRIVACY POLICIES

VENDOR AGREEMENTS

REFERRAL AGREEMENTS

CONSULTING AGREEMENTS

IP LICENSING AGREEMENTS

NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS

Corporate Transactions

If you are buying, selling, or investing in a company or if your company is raising funds from investors, restructuring, divesting, or partnering with another company, we can assist you in navigating through the complexities of such transactions with ease. We serve as your Deal Lawyer and Advisor by structuring, negotiating and drafting your deal documents to a successful close so you can quickly move on with operating and growing your business.

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

PURCHASE AND SALE OF BUSINESS

CORPORATE FUNDRAISING

BUY-SELL AGREEMENTS

TERM SHEETS AND LETTERS OF INTENT

IP LICENSING AGREEMENTS

CO-PUBLISHING AGREEMENTS

DIRECTOR AND TALENT AGREEMENTS

PRIVATE PLACEMENT MEMORANDA

CONVERTIBLE AND PROMISSORY NOTES

SERIES FUNDING

JOINT VENTURE & INVESTOR AGREEMENTS

SHAREHOLDER AND PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENTS

ASSET AND STOCK PURCHASE AGREEMENTS

International Transactions

If you are a foreign company or individual investing in or expanding your business into the US market, or vice versa, we can assist you in navigating through the cultural and legal complexities of such transactions.  We serve as your Deal Lawyer and Advisor by structuring, negotiating and drafting your deal documents to a successful close so you can quickly move on with operating and growing your business.

CROSS-BORDER M&A

CROSS-BORDER FINANCING

CROSS-BORDER INVESTMENTS

MULTI-NATIONAL JOINT VENTURES

DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS

MANAGEMENT CONTRACTS

STRATEGIC ALLIANCES

DUE DILIGENCE FOR FOREIGN IPOS

US SUBSIDIARY FORMATION FOR FOREIGN ENTITIES

Start Ups

Becoming a start-up is an exciting and sometimes overwhelming time in an entrepreneur’s journey. Exciting in that you are finally putting feet to an idea that is fueled by passion and desire. Overwhelming because not every budding entrepreneur knows how to navigate the legal aspects involved in starting a company. Parsus LLP can help – We love coming alongside individuals to assist them in solidifying their company’s corporate status, filing the necessary paperwork, drafting a legal roadmap, and all the various agreements that come with starting a business.
Entity Formation & Incorporation
Operating Agreement & Bylaws
Shareholder and Partnership Agreements
Strategic Partnership Agreement
Legal Roadmap
Terms of Service & Privacy Policies
Angels, Series & Venture Investment
Crowd-Funding
Private Placement & Offerings
Private Equity Transaction

Real Estate

The world of real estate is an alluring marketplace that many business and individuals seek to break in to. As intriguing as it may be, the legal processes surrounding real estate is anything but enjoyable to some, but not to us. We love it! Whether you’re looking to lease a commercial property, purchase or sell some real estate, or have hopes of developing a plot of land, we can ensure that you and your investment is protected under the law.
Real Estate Entity Formation
Joint Venture Agreement
Purchase & Sale Agreement
Assignment Agreement
Development Agreement
Investment
Construction Agreement

Intellectual Property

Protecting your ideas is vital in today’s business environment. Everything from photographs to patented submissions can be copied, cloned, and used. We can arrange Trademark and Copyright applications for you, both here and in foreign markets.
Preliminary Search & Opinion
Trademarks, Patents & Copyrights Registration
Infringement Proceeding
License Agreement
Assignment Agreement
Contractor Services Agreement 
EULAs   

Pricing & Packages

We strive to make our services affordable and customizable to your needs. Accordingly, we offer alternative fee models in addition to the traditional billable hourly rate. If you have any ideas on an alternative fee model not addressed below, please reach out! We’re all ears and would love to hear your ideas.

STANDARD HOURLY RATES

If you have commitment issues we encourage you to try us out for an hourly rate. Prices vary based on the expertise matter and level of the working attorney.

FIXED MONTHLY PACKAGES

We offer fixed monthly retainer fees so you can control your legal costs. If you exceed your plans allotted hours, we’ll even include a 15% discount of our hourly rates. Monthly retainer models require a 3-month commitment. If your needs exceed 46 hours/month, please inquire to receive a customized package.

FIXED FEE CORPORATE TRANSACTIONS

In certain situations where the scope of services is predictable and manageable, we offer fixed fees for your Corporate Transaction. Please inquire to learn more.
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Kristen Lee
Kristen Lee
| ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

Kristen Lee is an associate attorney at Parsus  LLP.  Her practice is focused on commercial transactions and the various day-to-day legal needs of businesses of all sizes, including business formation, corporate governance, commercial contracts, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Parsus, Kristen represented corporate clients in high-stakes litigation involving breach of contract, fraud, unfair competition, and other business torts.  

Kristen is a member of the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California.

Kristen received her B.A. degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her J.D. degree from Pepperdine School of Law.  Kristen is fluent in Korean. 

EVELYN SHIMAZAKI
| OF COUNSEL

Evelyn Aguilar Shimazaki is Of Counsel at Parsus LLP. Her practice is focused on the representation of technology companies in intellectual property licensing and commercial transactions, including joint development, manufacturing, procurement, strategic alliances, outsourcing and other services arrangements. Prior to joining Parsus LLP, Evelyn was a Senior Counsel at Apple in Cupertino, California for fourteen years. After Apple, she joined Tesla in Palo Alto, California as Chief Counsel and more recently, Oculus VR, a division of Facebook in Menlo Park, California as a Consultant.  

Evelyn is a Founding Board Member of UCLA Law Women LEAD, an Advisory Board Member of the Lowell Milkin Institute of Business Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law, and a past President and Advisory Board Member of the Philippine American Bar Association of Los Angeles.

Evelyn received her B.A. degree from the University of California, Berkeley and her J.D. degree from UCLA School of Law. A native of the Philippines, Evelyn speaks Tagalog, Spanish and some Japanese.

Ju Park
| MANAGING & FOUNDING PARTNER

Ju is a corporate lawyer by training and an entrepreneur at heart.  After attending the United States Military Academy at West Point for a year where she gained essential life skills including throwing grenades and applying a tourniquet, she graduated from McCombs Business School at the University of Texas majoring in finance.  Ju then graduated from UCLA School of Law where she focused her studies on International Business Law.  After law school, she practiced corporate law and litigation in the Los Angeles and Hong Kong offices of an international renowned law firm, Latham & Watkins, where she advised domestic and foreign clients, including Fortune 500 companies, on various corporate matters including general commercial contracts, corporate finance, IPOs and mergers and acquisitions.

Ju co-founded Parsus in 2009 with a vision to transform the legal services industry to make quality legal advice more available to and affordable for businesses of all sizes while improving the lifestyle and overall happiness of lawyers.  Over the years, and particularly since recently becoming a mother, Ju’s vision for Parsus has expanded to transform our extended community by committing a part of the firm’s profits and resources for charitable purposes.

In her role at Parsus LLP, Ju serves as outside transactional and general counsel to clients of all sizes and across a broad range of industries.  Her clients include domestic and foreign companies to whom she provides practical and cost-effective solutions to their general day-to-day business legal matters as well as major transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and cross-border transactions.  Ju combines her legal expertise with her business acumen to provide practical solutions to her clients’ legal issues without “over-lawyering” their contracts or deals.  Ju’s recent clients have included foreign and US companies acquiring and/or investing in US companies or assets, US companies receiving foreign and domestic investments, US subsidiaries of foreign companies going public, and foreign companies with ongoing US operations.  Ju also enjoys working with like-minded entrepreneurs and start-up executives.

Amanda Lee | PARALEGAL

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Education

  • Yale, B.A. History 1984
  • Yale, B.A. History 1984
  • Yale, B.A. History 1984

Notable Representations

  • Yale, B.A. History 1984
  • Yale, B.A. History 1984
  • Yale, B.A. History 1984