Venture Capital & Private Equity

Our entrepreneurial network of attorneys can guide your business through the most complex of situations.

Our Venture Capital and Private Equity lawyers provide commercially minded advice across the lifecycle of a business, from formations right through to exit. We know our clients work hard to secure funding and can rely on having FLI on hand, working as business partners, to guide each of our businesses to succeed. The drive of our attorneys combined with our ambition of our clients is a recipe for success. We add value by leveraging our global industry contacts and our fees are flexible and transparent.

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Pete Larsen

Pete Larsen

Pete Larsen brings more than fifteen years of experience as corporate in-house, litigation-management across the country involving banks and financial institutions, commercial real estate law, title, commercial leasing, and litigation related to residential, multi-family and commercial real estate.

Prior to joining FLI, Pete served as Associate General Counsel for a premier commercial real estate and loan and financial advisory services company, Situs. He primarily supported Situs’ loan-servicing and special servicing business units, providing legal expertise within commercial the commercial mortgage servicing industry, including servicing and securitization.

His responsibilities also include complex contract preparation and negotiation, litigation-management, banking and finance, legal department management, mergers and acquisitions, risk assessment and insurance.

In October 2011, Mr. Larsen was the lead attorney on the purchase of loan servicing rights of approximately 9.7 billion Euros, more than doubling the company’s European assets under management at that time.

Phone: (+1) 832 660 1394


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  • Michigan State University, Juris Doctor
  • University of Michigan, BSA


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portugese

Venture Capital & Private Equity insights

A Look Ahead for Venture Capital
Venture Capital & Private Equity

A Look Ahead for Venture Capital

The last decade has been especially fruitful for the venture capital industry and can be largely characterised by mega-funds, supergiant VC rounds, and decacorns.

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Seeking for Alpha and Portfolio Hedges
Venture Capital & Private Equity

Seeking for Alpha and Portfolio Hedges

FLI comments on recent trends seen in Venture Capital (VC) and Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) using patents as the main source of competitive advantage in corporate portfolios specifically linked to technology firms. These principles have implications for in-house counsel, investment officers, and portfolio management.

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