The Unconventional Path: EP-8: Are Lawyers Entrepreneurs?

Lawyers can be great sources of advice to entrepreneurs and can also be entrepreneurs themselves. Rich HonenVenture Capital & Technology Practice Team Leader at Phillips-Lytle and the leader of the Albany NY office.

Rich tackles the age-old question, “Start a business right out of school or join an existing company.” Hear Rich describe how he ended up in law school, joined a start-up law firm right out of law school, then bought out his partner and acquired the firm and then the decision to sell his firm to a much larger law firm. Rich also elaborates on why getting solid advice is so critical for start-ups.