Zoltan Papp

Zoltan has provided counsel for 35 years across the spectrum of global business issues and company development from formation, business plan creation, corporate governance, private placements, global corporate and securities law, venture capital, business development, financial and operational, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, intellectual property, employment law, bankruptcy, crypto, and all types of commercial transactions.

He has experience inside companies from startups to large global technology companies. He has co-founded companies which experienced very successful exits gaining direct entrepreneurial and operational experience. He has also co-founded venture capital firms in the US and China. He continues to be involved in cutting edge technology and legal issues in many sectors including technology, wellness, health care and crypto.

Sample Areas of Practice

Venture Capital:

Private placement memorandums

Subscription agreements

Registration rights agreements

Investor rights agreements

Assist with registration of public offerings

Term sheets

Due diligence

Equity and debt instruments, including preferred equity, bridge loans and convertible notes

Advice concerning structure, incentive plans

Commercial Transactions:

Contracts (domestic-global)

Nondisclosure agreements

Software licensing

Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements

Patent and other IP licensing agreements

Distribution, OEM and VAR agreements

Marketing agreements

Purchase and Sale agreement

R&D agreements

Consulting agreements

Services agreements

IT agreements

Manufacturing agreements

Financing agreements, including securitization

Employment agreements

Commercial real estate transactions, including environmental law and regulatory compliance

Government contracts

Web page privacy policies and terms of service


Business entity formations – domestic to global, including strategic tax efficiency planning

Corporate governance model structuring

Stock purchase agreements

Shareholder agreements

Shareholder, member, Board meeting prep and assistance

Joint Venture formation

Strategic Alliances

Intra company agreements, such as royalty agreements, service agreements

Employee incentive agreements, including stock option plans

Sarbanes-Oxley compliance advice

Mergers & Acquisitions:

Advice on transaction structures and antitrust analysis

LOI and term sheets

Due diligence

Merger agreements

Stock or Asset Purchase agreements


HIPAA/HITECH & Electronic Health Records

Stark Law, Fraud and Abuse, Anti-Kickback

Clinical Research and IRB’s

Bankruptcy experience:

Creditors Committee

Liquidating Trustee


Texas, California, Michigan and Pennsylvania


Michigan State University College of Law (J.D. cum laude 1985)

University of Michigan (B.G.S. 1979)