Andrei is a co-founder and the resident Business Attorney at SmartUp®. As the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Andrei is responsible for the operations and financial matters for SmartUp®. Prior to joining SmartUp®, Andrei served as the Managing Director and General Counsel of a group of companies that specialize in contract manufacturing, logistics, and international marketing and distribution of goods. Andrei’s main proficiency is in trademark law and general business law, including: domestic and international business transactions, entity formations and structuring, corporate governance, commercial negotiation, and contract drafting and review. Andrei has native language proficiency in both English and Russian.
Andrei left his corporate management and in-house counsel position to become a Co-Founder and COO of SmartUp because he firmly believes that small and new businesses deserve quality legal advice and representation that is also approachable and affordable.