Kelly S. Laffey

Associate

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Email: klaffey@stubbsalderton.com

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Kelly Siobhan Laffey is an associate of the firm and the Director of Business Affairs at the Preccelerator.

Kelly’s practice focuses on advising emerging growth and middle market companies in the technology, digital, internet, interactive media (i.e., AR and VR), and entertainment industries. Kelly counsels clients on issues related to corporate governance and formation, venture capital and other financings, joint ventures, employee compensation, complex stockholder and operating agreements, securities law regulation and other general corporate matters.  Kelly also advises investors and funds in connection with venture capital and other financings.

Kelly also counsels clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions matters, including asset and equity acquisitions and dispositions, cross-border transactions, spin-off transactions, secured lending transactions, financing restructurings and corporate reorganizations.

Drawing on her diverse work experience in the entertainment arena, including time spent with talent agencies, and music and television production companies, Kelly also assists on matters related to licensing, marketing, and exploitation of intellectual property rights.

Insights & Features

AllTrails Receives New Investment and Majority Recapitalization From Spectrum Equity
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles’ client AllTrails, an online database of curated digital outdoor maps, has received a significant investment from Spectrum Equity.
SAM Client Malauzai Acquired by Finastra
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles client Malauzai, a provider of mobile and Internet banking solutions for community financial institutions, has been acquired by Finastra, a fintech company that builds and deploys next generation technology on an open software architecture the company developed and a cloud system.
Kairos Ventures Leads Series A Funding Round for PolyCera Membranes
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles client Kairos Ventures led a Series A funding round for PolyCera Membranes raising $9 Million. This round of funding will enable PolyCera Membranes, which develops and markets next-generation membrane technology for industrial wastewater treatment and process separation, to make immediate investments to build out its global manufacturing, R&D and sales capabilities.
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Practice & Experience

  • Representation of venture capital fund in multiple preferred stock financings ranging from $2 million to $7 million.
  • Representation of electrical infrastructure and maintenance software-as-a-service company in preferred stock financing and convertible note financing with an aggregate $1.8 million raise.
  • Representation of audio-immersive technology company in preferred stock financing of approximately $12 million.
  • Representation of last-mile solution robotic delivery company in cross-border corporate reorganization and convertible note financing of approximately $4.5 million.
  • Representation of employee benefits administration firm in sale of equity for approximately $38 million.
  • Representation of private investor in acquisition of film production company for approximately $1.6 million.

Education, Admissions And Accolades

  • B.A. in Media Studies and Organizational Communication from Emerson College
  • J.D. from Loyola Law School
  • Admitted to practice law in the States of California and Missouri