SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 04, 2015) - Silicon Legal Strategy today announced the addition of Debra Amusin as an associate in its San Francisco office. This is the firm's fourth strategic hire in 2015.

Before joining Silicon Legal, Debra practiced at the Silicon Valley office of Perkins Coie where she was a member of their Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Group. Debra advised startups and investors in connection with venture capital financings, M&A transactions and corporate governance matters.

Debra received her law degree Magna Cum Laude from the University of California, Hastings and her undergraduate degree in Economics and Molecular Cell Biology from the University of California at Berkeley.

"Silicon Legal is a truly innovative firm known for delivering an excellent client-facing experience that is partnered with a deep understanding of the issues facing startups and investors," said Debra. "I'm incredibly excited to be joining the SLS family and look forward to working closely with such passionate people and top flight clients."

"We're thrilled to have Debra join our team, as her experience with VC financings and M&A deals will provide great support for the needs of our clients," said Andre Gharakhanian, partner at Silicon Legal Strategy. "Silicon Legal continues to attract top-tier talent from larger Silicon Valley firms and we're looking forward to continued growth in 2016."

About Silicon Legal Strategy

Silicon Legal Strategy is the premier boutique law firm providing targeted, bottom-line-oriented advice to technology startups, innovative entrepreneurs and seasoned investors. Trained at the top firms in Silicon Valley, our attorneys and staff are incredibly passionate about technology and have extensive experience representing early stage companies and investors. We are a known quantity in Silicon Valley, and work with or sit across the table from every major law firm in the area. Perhaps most importantly, we ourselves are entrepreneurs. We truly understand the challenges of a startup-like building and motivating a team, creating repeatable processes to ensure continued customer satisfaction at scale and dealing with infrastructure issues. We face these challenges every day-and as a result, are able to deliver more relevant, bottom-line-oriented advice. Put simply, we actually "get" what entrepreneurs are going through.

Contact Information:

Jaime Madden
Silicon Legal Strategy
(415) 230-0870