Greenspoon Marder Launches Innovation and Technology Practice Group
The expansion will be led by the law firm’s new partner Eric Galen in Miami
Greenspoon Marder recently launched its Miami-based Innovation & Technology practice group led by partner Eric Galen (pictured). Greenspoon Marder’s Innovation & Technology practice group will cater to entrepreneurs, creators and investors to help them build, fund, protect, and monetize tomorrow’s businesses.
“As Miami continues to be an emerging technology hub, Eric’s cutting-edge experience and extensive network will expand our firm’s growth and opportunities among technology founders, creators, and entrepreneurs building new ventures,” says Gerry Greenspoon, co-managing director at Greenspoon Marder.
Galen brings more than 20 years of business, technology and entertainment law and deal-making experience to Greenspoon Marder LLP. As a partner, Galen uses his corporate, technology and entertainment law background to advise clients. He is also a member of the firm’s Sports & Entertainment and Corporate & Business practice groups. As an early-stage investor, Galen has mentored founders at Techstars, Wearable World and Orange Fab. He has also been a featured speaker and advisor for several events and publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Digital Hollywood, Institutional Investor Magazine, LA Times, Inc. Magazine, Daily Journal, LA Weekly, Business Rockstars, UCLA School of Business, USC, Miami Music Festival, and ASCAP Expo.
“We are excited to welcome Eric, who brings a wealth of knowledge and an innovative practice advising entrepreneurial clients around the world,” says Michael Marder, co-managing director at Greenspoon Marder.
Galen and the law firm’s Innovation and Technology Practice Group will specialize in crypto/NFT, fintech, finance, science, media and entertainment, tax, labor and employment and intellectual property to assist clients dealing with a competitive marketplace.
“Greenspoon Marder not only offers a national presence and full-service capabilities for my clients, but the firm and its leaders are uniquely entrepreneurial and forward-thinking in their approach to business and technology,” Galen says. “More of my clients are breaking barriers and moving between industries, from entertainment to crypto/NFT to FinTech to hospitality to real estate and beyond; Greenspoon Marder has the team and vision to build the ultimate law firm for tomorrow’s leaders. I look forward to growing this practice and welcoming new attorneys to our group in the very near future.”