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he Law Offices of Burton L. Raimi, P.A. provices full service representation to start-up, emerging and growth companies.

Capital Raising. Burt Raimi understands the importance of capital to fuel the growth of any company. The firm takes a proactive approach to capital raising. As a value-added service for its clients, Burt Raimi works with his corporate clients to identify potential sources of investor financing, whether through "friends and family", angel investors, venture capitalists, community offerings, private placement offerings, public stock offerings or conventional bank financing. Burt Raimi advises its clients on the legal aspects, logistics, costs, risks and benefits, timing and availability of each potential source of funds. The firm is experienced at reviewing and negotiating investor term sheets and in drafting preferred stock purchase agreements, convertible note terms, private placement memoranda and public offering registration statements.

Corporate Documentation and Agreements. Burr Raimi concentrates his practice in business law. Over many years of representation of start-up, emerging and established companies, he has developed extensive experience in the multitude of legal issues that confront a company engaged in a dynamic business. The firm is able to respond quickly and aggressively to the needs of the client so that the client, in turn, is able to successfully meet the demands of a competitive and fast-paced business world. The firm combines technical know-how with practical business sense. Burt Raimi provides legal representation and services in the following areas:

  • Securities laws - state and federal
  • Formation of new companies
  • Choice of entities (corporate, limited liability company, limited partnership)
  • Stock option plans
  • Forms of warrants
  • Dealer and distribution agreements
  • Software license agreements
  • Product sale agreements
  • Employment and non-compete agreements
  • Non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements
  • Letters of intent and memoranda of understandings
  • Corporate documents
  • Shareholder and director meetings
  • Corporate governance
  • Joint ventures, strategic alliances and teaming agreements
  • Sales representative agreements
  • Manufacturing agreements
  • Trade secret laws
  • Work for hire agreements
  • Service agreements
  • Management agreements
  • Product warranties
  • Marketing contracts
  • Loan documentation
  • Corporate restructures

Fees. Because we do not maintain a large, extravagant office in the downtown of a major city, our overhead is substantially less than that of our large law firm competitors and, in turn, our hourly rates are also lower. Burt Raimi prides himself on delivering the same quality of service found at the larger, more expensive firms.

Recent Articles. From time to time, the firm publishes articles of interest to the high-tech industry. Below is a sampling of recent articles. These articles are in Adobe®Acrobat® format. If you do not already have the free Adobe® Reader you may download it from the Adobe® website.



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8499 South Tamiami Trail, #266
Sarasota, Florida 34238