Attorney Belanger is a co-founder of ENDEAVORLEGAL and currently serves as the practice’s principal business attorney. For over fifteen years, he has served as legal counsel to Start-Up and Growth-Oriented Business Ventures across a wide variety of industries and maintained strong professional relationships with a broad spectrum of businesses and individuals. Attorney Belanger concentrates in general corporate, partnership, venture capital, securities and entertainment law. He possesses significant experience in private company representation including the development of business plans, structuring complex contractual arrangements, private placements of securities representing both issuers and investors, intellectual property licensing, mergers and acquisitions, employment agreements, equity compensation, joint venture arrangements, and private equity fund formation and representation. He also engages in the practice of certain aspects of real estate and alcoholic beverage licensing. In addition to his own legal practice, Attorney Belanger has provided legal services to clients on behalf of Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP (2014) and Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP (2015 – 2016), both of Boston, Massachusetts, through a relationship developed with Special Counsel, Inc.
Prior to starting ENDEAVORLEGAL in the Fall of 2002, Attorney Belanger was employed as an associate in the Business Practice Group of Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP, formerly of Boston, Massachusetts. He received his Bachelor of Arts (1995) from Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences, and Juris Doctor (1999), with a concentration in Business Organization and Finance Law, and Master of Law in Taxation Law (2000) from Boston University, School of Law. Attorney Belanger is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1999) and the State of New York (2011). He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and a licensed real estate broker (License No. 151166) and Notary Public in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Attorney Belanger currently serves as a member of the management board of the Redstone Court Condominium Association and was formerly a member of the board of trustees of the 465 Park Drive Condominium Association. He is also an alumni member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and served three terms as a member of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Beta-Upsilon Alumni Association, a non-profit corporation administering scholarships to qualified Boston University undergraduate students. Attorney Belanger is also active in animal rescue and relief efforts in the United States and on the island of Aruba.
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CONSULTING ATTORNEY • Charles E. Rampenthal
Attorney Rampenthal is a co-founder of ENDEAVORLEGAL and presently serves as a consulting attorney based in Los Angeles, California. Attorney Rampenthal concentrates in general corporate, partnership, venture capital, securities and entertainment law, with significant experience in private company representation, private placements of securities (representing issuers and investors), mergers and acquisitions, technologies licensing, commercial and employment agreements, private equity fund formation and representation, and Federal securities laws compliance. In additional to his affiliation with ENDEAVORLEGAL, Attorney Rampenthal is presently Vice President and General Counsel of LegalZoom, Inc. Attorney Rampenthal was previously employed as an associate in the Business Practice Group of Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP, formerly of Boston, Massachusetts, and in the litigation department of Thelen, Reid and Priest LLP, formerly of Los Angeles, California. Prior to being admitted to the practice of law, attorney Rampenthal gained significant leadership and management experience as an officer and aviator in the United States Navy. Attorney Rampenthal received his BS in Economics and Math Studies summa cum laude from Southern Illinois University, and his Juris Doctor (1998) from the University of Southern California. Mr. Rampenthal is admitted to practice law in California and Massachusetts.