Russell Murphy

Russell Murphy

Attorney at Law

Palo Alto
California
Licensed in
CA
University of Washington School of Law

"Russell was knowledgable and responsive. His experience showed through the suggestions..."

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About
I am the founder of lex[array], p.c. a virtual law practice in California. I have over thirty years’ experience working in private practice and as outside general counsel advising innovative companies in the software, hardware, wireless/ IoT, and ecommerce industries.

I am also a member of a web3 legal engineering community, and the Crowdfunding Professionals Association (CfPA). I am a certified Data Protection Officer for GDPR.

For approximately 15 years during my career, I also managed a seed stage venture investment and strategic advisory business and held interim executive operational positions with portfolio companies. This unique
… read more experience helps me understand the daily challenges entrepreneurs face in building businesses at the leading edge of innovation and gives me an ability to be a superior advisor to founders.
My practice is focused on the following

• Startups
• ​Entity selection and formation of corporations, DAOs, and LLCs in multiple jurisdictions
• Founder equity and compensation planning
• Board of Directors and Advisory Boards​
• Financing Transactions
• Seed rounds & SAFE/SAFT
• Reg CF Crowdfunding preparation
• Digital Assets and RWA financing
• Regulation D Private Placements
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Acqui-hires
• Strategic acquisitions
• Exit through sale
• Privacy/ eCommerce policies
• Privacy
• Terms of Service

• Manufacturing/ Prototyping agreements
• Distribution/ Resellers agreements
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"Our experience with Russell has been superb! Russell is not only extremely knowledgeable in legal matters but can also be an advisor to his clients. He was able to clearly communicate potential implications about various legal issues and what it could means for us. Execution of forming our LLC was very smooth. We’ll be coming back to him!"

Form LLC
Posted on Aug 23, 2022
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"Russell gave me the perfect amount of legal expertise and filing assistance for my business, exactly when I needed it. Highly recommend!"

Assist with Other Business Formation Matter
Posted on Aug 10, 2022
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"Knowledgable of Simple Agreement of Equity (SAFE)"

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"Russell was great to work with. Finished my project on time, and was great at communicating!"

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"Once again super efficient great work. Highly recommend!"

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"Great advice and contract delivery. Definitely helped our business and will be coming back again. Highly recommend."

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