Leslie Keil

Leslie Keil is a Partner at Hanson Bridgett LLP where she is Chair of the Sustainable Business and Impact Investing practice group. Her practice focuses on the social impact field, representing mission-driven venture capital funds and angel investors, as well as benefit corporations, certified B Corps, and nonprofit organizations. Leslie brings specific expertise in funds attractive to social impact investors and innovative deal structures for impact investments. She represents early- and mid-stage technology companies regarding equity and debt financing transactions, strategic patent and software license negotiation, recapitalizations, and corporate formation and governance. She counsels publicly-supported charities, trade associations and other nonprofit entities regarding tax and corporate issues unique to these organizations. Recently, Leslie was quoted in articles in The New York Times and MarketWatch regarding Etsy’s IPO. Leslie serves on the Board of Directors of San Francisco nonprofits Full Circle Fund and Urban Solutions.