With McDermott Rise, the program aims to combat inequality and promote fairness while helping bridge the gap for entrepreneurs of color. Through this program, we provide a set of free legal and business services to both early-stage and emerging companies.
Members receive access to a dedicated global team of McDermott lawyers with deep experience handling issues vital to the success of innovative endeavors, including:
- Equity compensation
- Intellectual property protection
- Employment matters
- Other areas pertinent to business growth
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.