Louis Lehot is a founding partner at L2 Counsel, P.C., an elite boutique law firm based in Palo Alto. He works with both private and public companies, with his experience extending across all stages of a company’s life cyc
Louis Lehot is a Silicon Valley Lawyer and founder of L2 Counsel, P.C. He is passionate about helping ventures and businesses with compelling technologies reach their growth objectives and welcomes introductory conversations with all innovators.
Helping businesses and ventures with compelling technologies reach their growth objectives with sound legal strategies and solutions.
Public and private companies, financial sponsors, venture capitalists, investors and investment banks seek out Louis Lehot for smart counsel and skill in forming, financing, governing, buying and selling companies. He uses his extensive experience to benefit a wide variety of businesses at all stages of development—from two founders and a laptop through venture capital financing to IPO and beyond. Drawing on his background advising non-US multinationals looking to access US capital markets, he is also uniquely positioned to assist companies with cross border transactions.
Formerly the co-managing partner of DLA Piper’s Silicon Valley office and co-chair of its leading venture capital and emerging growth company team, Louis now operates an elite boutique law firm platform designed to serve entrepreneurs, innovative companies and investors with sound legal strategies and solutions.
Clients prize Louis for his blend of Wall Street expertise and Silicon Valley experience, as well has his ability to offer strategic counseling that is always practical, commercial, cost-effective and tailored to each client’s specific circumstances. A native English speaker, he is also fluent in French.