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Entrepreneur in Residence
Entrepreneurs’ Law Clinic Lawyer
Kathryn Turpin is a senior corporate and transactional attorney with experience working with a spectrum of businesses from the small start-up company to the medium sized company. She is licensed to practice law in both Texas and California, and she has handled a wide variety of commercial transactions, including general business transactions, acquisitions and sales of businesses, and technology agreements. Kathryn works with companies to help them identify the proper ownership structure and then to implement their plan for doing business (whether as a traditional brick and mortar business or an online business). In this role, she creates form agreements for the business and documents the relationships between the business and its customers, vendors or business partners as well as the relationships between the business owners and employees or consultants. Kathryn views her relationship with clients as a collaborative effort, with the goal of making a client’s business run as smoothly as possible.
Kathryn’s clients find her to be a thoughtful, attentive counselor who provides simple and clear explanations to her clients and who can craft cost-effective solutions to meet their business goals.
Kathryn is a three-time Ironman finisher and has crossed the Grand Canyon eight times. She is happily married to an astrophysicist and has two stepchildren in college. In her free time, Kathryn enjoys running, swimming, yoga, reading, and spending time with their four cats.