Emergent Photo.jpg

Greg Demirchyan, of counsel

Greg advises technology startups and other early-stage companies. His expertise spans an array of corporate issues, including business structure, finance, venture capital, asset valuation, securities regulation, executive compensation, and intellectual property. Greg regularly writes and teaches on topics relating to venture finance, corporate responsibility, computer fraud, crowdfunding, and the law of the European Union. 

Before joining Emergent, Greg worked internationally as an expert on anti-corruption and legal development efforts, including with the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative. In that capacity, he collaborated with entrepreneurs, government officials, and non-governmental organizations to create a better environment for new businesses. Greg also spent time researching corruption and economic development as a visiting scholar at the Blum Center for Developing Economies at the University of California, Berkeley. 

Greg completed a J.D. at Berkeley and received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Cornell University. At Cornell, he specialized in political philosophy and wrote his dissertation on the economics of globalization. Greg is admitted to practice law in California. He is a fluent Russian speaker. See more on Super Lawyers and LinkedIn, or email him at greg@emergent.law.