Raleigh, N.C. - Merrill Mason, the head of Smith Anderson's Start-Ups practice, has partnered with 1789 Venture Lab in Chapel Hill, N.C., to offer its entrepreneur tenants monthly office hours where he provides pro-bono, early stage legal advice.
"Having an expert attorney like Merrill
come in and offer free legal counseling has been absolutely invaluable.
After meeting Merrill
, our students have a clear picture of the legal landscape surrounding their business and can confidently move their venture forward without spending scarce resources.
We are extremely grateful for Merrill's generosity with his
time, as well as the enthusiasm he
displays for every member he
- Aaron Scarboro, Director, 1789 Venture Lab
About Merrill Mason
Merrill Mason leads Smith Anderson's Start-Ups practice group and has extensive experience representing technology and life sciences companies.
is passionate about working with developing entrepreneurs, emerging businesses and students.
He has also taught as an adjunct instructor at the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School and the University of North Carolina School of Law.
For more information on Merrill
, please visit his
bio online atSmithLaw.com.