Admitted: ME, MA
Zeke founded Opticliff Law in 2012. He thrives on new ideas and brainstorming with clients about thinking bigger, and growing mere ideas to sustainable business plans. He works with startups, growing companies, and evolving relationships through entity formation and strategy, everyday business contracts, and complex fundraising compliance work. Zeke is very involved in his community (and therefore so is Opticliff Law!), and supports local growth and progress through his network. True to the entrepreneurial clients he represents, Zeke also has a side gig with his brother Nick, as co-founders of Facial Hair Entertainment, LLC.
Andrew strives to provide clients with the tools they need to succeed in the creative economy. His trademark practice engages business owners and their marketing teams to ensure the value of their creations are protected. His business practice advises clients on how to protect themselves while creating a sustainable and compliant business endeavor. Andrew’s involvement in the startup community has him serving as an organizer for 2 Degrees Portland, Maine House of Genius, and Maine Startup and Create Week. Before Opticliff, Andrew worked with his family’s own start-up.
Chelsea is passionate about helping businesses brand themselves in a way that will leverage their long-term growth. Approaching trademark law protection from a holistic perspective, clients gain access to her years of experience as a corporate, contracts, and trademark lawyer, to create a practical and effective strategy for identifying, protecting, and leveraging brand names and assets in the marketplace. She loves working closely with design and marketing teams to add value to mutual clients to create win-win strategies for all. Outside of practicing law, Chelsea is a serial entrepreneur and is currently involved in launching a publicly traded network marketing company into new markets and communities.
Adam has practiced law for eleven years. He has represented Discover Financial Services, News Corporation, a global pharmaceutical firm, and smaller firms in the real estate, software and financial services sectors. He co-founded LegaLaunch, a California Internet startup, and served as General Counsel and Product Manager at New York City’s Alchemy Innovation Group. He spent seven years as a commercial litigator at Constantine Cannon LLP, a leading New York City antitrust firm. Now happily living in his home state of Maine again, Adam is an organizer of local economic development initiatives including York County Pitch Night and Maine Startup & Create Week.