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Legal Considerations of Growing a Social Impact Business

  • oakstop 1721 Broadway Oakland, CA, 94612 United States (map)


Come learn about the legal considerations of starting/growing a social impact business and how to evaluate the type of entity, including social enterprise options, that suits your business model so you can be more effective at making legal decisions that match your values.

About the Speaker

Amanda is passionate about supporting ethically-conscious leaders in building thriving, values-centric businesses. Founder of Ethica Legal Counsel, she serves as an outsourced General Counsel to principles, early and mid-stage companies, socially conscious businesses and nonprofits to support them through the legal complexities of growing a mission-focused company, such as entity election/formation, risk management, contract drafting and negotiations, and labor and employment issues.

Prior to founding Ethica Legal Counsel, Amanda was a public interest civil litigator, a human rights advocate in Mexico and Costa Rica, and a legislative aide in the California State Assembly. Amanda received her J.D. from the UCLA, with a certificate in Public Interest Law and Policy, and her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley.