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Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP Names Caroline Cherkassky as Equity Partner

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Stubbs Alderton & Markiles announces the promotion
of Caroline Cherkassky to the partnership, effective January 1, 2019.

Los Angeles, CA (February 4th, 2019) – Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP, Southern California’s leading business law firm, proudly announces that it has admitted Caroline Cherkassky, formerly Senior Counsel, as a partner in the firm’s corporate practice.

“We have always taken great pride in the very real opportunity that exists at our firm for talented lawyers to build a practice and become our partner.  Caroline is an extraordinarily talented lawyer who shares our values and our commitment to the service of our clients.  Caroline leads the representation of many leading venture capital funds and has closed some of their highest profile deals, and she has built an enviable practice representing some of the firm’s top emerging growth companies. We are all very excited to now be working alongside her to continue building the exceptional firm that Stubbs Alderton & Markiles has become.” said Managing Partner Scott Alderton.

Ms. Cherkassky’s practice focuses on advising venture capital firms, angel investors and emerging growth, development stage, and middle market companies on a variety of matters, including venture capital and other financings, employee compensation, securities laws compliance, technology transactions, mergers and acquisitions, stockholder agreements, equity incentive plans, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters.   She regularly serves as outside general counsel to early-stage companies and also advises executives regarding employment and compensation matters.  Caroline is a frequent speaker on fundraising essentials for emerging growth companies.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the partnership at Stubbs Alderton & Markiles alongside such talented lawyers with a commitment to pragmatic client service, and I look forward to this next stage at the firm,” said Ms. Cherkassky.

To read Caroline Cherkassky’s full bio, click here.

About Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP
Since its inception in 2002, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP has worked alongside innovators and leaders of businesses large and small whose ideas are world changing. Our firm takes the long-term approach to their relationship with clients, partnering with them all along their evolutionary path, from idea to growth to exit, or whatever their future may hold. Their mission is, and has always been, to provide technically excellent legal services in a consistent, highly-responsive and service-oriented manner with an entrepreneurial and practical business advisory perspective.

With robust corporate, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and emerging growth, public securities, entertainment, business litigation and intellectual property practices, SA&M’s attorneys assist clients with virtually every legal issue a business or an individual may face.  They approach our practice from a team perspective, and every engagement receives our attorneys’ full focus and the benefit of decades of collective wisdom and experience. Using that experience, their attorneys craft sophisticated innovative solutions to our clients’ legal and business problems that keeps the future strategy and roadmap of a company in mind.

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles is frequently recognized for excellence in the practice of law and outstanding commitment to the Southern California tech community. The firm, their practices, and their attorneys are honored by clients, other lawyers from around the country, national legal publications, and ranking organizations such as Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms”, inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and many attorneys listed in Thomson Reuters’s Super Lawyers. For more information, please visit


Heidi Hubbeling
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP
(310) 746-9803