Arina Shulga is a Partner at Nelson Mullins' New York office. She represents startups and emerging growth companies, often acting as their outside general counsel and building long-lasting relationships that span the life of a company. Her services in this area include, but are not limited to, entity formation, advice and counseling regarding operations in the United States, employment law and IP-related matters, structuring complex joint ventures and distribution agreements, and investment and exit opportunities. Further, Arina represents her clients when they are raising capital through SAFE, convertible note, Series Seed, Series A financings, and equity crowdfunding.
An important focus of Arina’s work is representing fintech startups, including those companies that operate in the blockchain space (including NFT platforms, DAOs, gaming companies, and others). For her crypto clients, she advises on the regulatory aspects of operations, issuance of digital tokens, NFTs, creation of platforms, and other aspects of operations in the Web3 space. She also advises angel investors and venture capital funds when making investments into startups.
In addition, Arina represents emerging fund managers on fund formation and setting up management and GP company structures, whether they are in the venture capital, hedge fund, or real estate fund space, including special purpose investment vehicles and Delaware series LLCs.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Arina Shulga