Derek W. Saunders, Attorney at Law

Derek W. Saunders, Attorney at Law

The firm specializes in businss matters - business formation and selection of type of entity, contract drafting and review (sales, service, vendors, NDAs, licenses, SaaS, franchise), securities transactions and other business matters.

Firm Overview

Main Office

1370 Trancas St. #750
Napa CA 94558


(512) 969-1254


Free Initial Consultation?

30 minutes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Entity formation

Hourly Rates


Office Information

Office Hours

8 - 6 Pacific

Languages Spoken


Derek Saunders

Derek W. Saunders, Attorney at Law

Raised in Dallas, Texas and spending time in the technology centers of Austin, Texas and Northern California, Mr. Saunders is an experienced business attorney with extensive experience in both technology and traditional industries. Mr. Saunders has substantial experience in the following:

Structuring, negotiating and managing a broad range of complex business, financial and commercial transactions
Mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other business combinations
Contract drafting and review, including MSAs, procurement, sales, service, and licensing agreements
Intellectual property matters, specifically trademarks and licensing transactions as well as managing outside counsel
Corporate law and governance matters, including acting as corporate secretary and managing Board meetings, especially for startup firms.
Arbitration, mediation and management of outside counsel
Securities offerings and securities law compliance ('33 Act and '34 Act), including public offerings and public company reporting
Human resource matters, including hiring, termination and benefits management
International transactions and foreign entity formation, including Caribbean countries and Hong Kong


Bar Number: 17677790
Texas, 1987

Bar Number: 314031
California, 2017


Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
Juris Doctor, 1986

Duke University
BA, 1983

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