Law Firm Catering to Startups Adds New Partner

Graffagnini, L.C. is a New Orleans-based law firm with ties to startups throughout the city, including companies as far as Silicon Valley.

GraffagniniThe firm was launched in 2010 to help companies stay one step ahead of the growth curve, offering services that fit in both the boardroom and the courtroom.

Services for startups include formations, buy-sell agreements, financings, cap table training, equity incentive plans, and much more.

Graffagnini, L.C. has brought on attorney Amanda Butler as a new strategic partner. “She made the switch from a large blue chip New Orleans firm to the more entrepreneurial and modern platform,” explains the firm.

Founder Mark Graffagnini and Butler have experience with commercial real estate, traditional commercial financing, municipal finance and tax incentives.

“With the addition of Ms. Butler’s highly regarded legal skill set in the areas of commercial lending, municipal financing and tax incentives, Graffagnini, L.C. is embarking on a new trajectory. Our firm offers a platform for partner level attorneys who want to focus on growing their practices without some of the constraints imposed by older line, more traditional firms. We expect to add several more attorneys in the coming months and years who will benefit from a more growth-oriented perspective on their legal practice, and Amanda exemplifies the type of lawyer we want to attract, ” said Mark Graffagnini.