Paul Criswell -- Independent Corporate Counsel
Experience + Expertise = Judgment
I have 30 years of experience in representing technology companies through all stages of growth, from formation to public trading. I provide advice and counsel regarding sales and marketing contracts; corporate acquisitions and divestitures, international expansion; intellectual property acquisition, protection, licensing and litigation; dispute resolution; corporate law compliance; HIPAA and privacy compliance; and employee relations and benefits issues.
I have extensive experience in advising smaller technology companies which are negotiating sales contracts with large financial institutions or communications companies. I have helped my clients successfully negotiate numerous agreements with the largest US banks, brokerages and telecommunications carriers.
I also specialize in representing international companies regarding their operations in the United States. I advise several European and Asia/Pac companies who have significant sales and operations in the US.
Some of my past and present clients include Network Engines; Endace Ltd., Integrated Research Ltd, OD-OS GmbH, GSI Group; CSPI; Sonicbids; Covergence; Converged Access; Gryphon Networks; Indus River Networks; Coriolis Networks; Gotham Networks; PictureTel; Telica and New England Streaming Media.
I am also Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant and a member of the Board of the Wellesley Department of Public Works.
Specialties: Expert in representing technology companies in contract negotiations, corporate formation and governance, IP protection and strategic transactions.