SCALE WITH TKN
Whether you're starting in the garage, closing your Series A, signing your first commercial lease, selling your company or acquiring others, TKN Law is here to scale with you.
Our firm was founded by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. Some of us have ran successful companies of our own. We know what it's like to put everything on the line.
We operate with both lawyer hat and business hat. To us, business issues and legal issues go hand-in-hand. And that lawyers should be advisors and navigators, not roadblocks.
At TKN, we're more than just your lawyer. We're your business partner, every step of the way.
MEET THE FOUNDER
TONY NGUYEN | Owner
Prior to starting TKN LAW, Tony has held positions at top-tier international law firms in both Silicon Valley and Seattle. He has also worked at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
His broad experience has ranged from working with early-stage startups and closely-held businesses to high-stakes M&A, venture capital and corporate transactions for renown clients, including Boeing, Amazon and top real estate developers and fund syndicators.
Growing up in South Seattle in a family of first-generation entrepreneurs, Tony has been exposed to business his entire life. He is also the founder and CEO of Southern Birch Realty, a real estate company providing home loans, realty and investment services.
In his free time, he likes to spend time with his wife, hike, guitar with friends and volunteer.
M&A: Represented buyers and sellers in over $1B+ worth of M&A transactions.
Venture Capital: Represented both companies and investors in venture capital financings from Series A through Series E.
Investment Funds: Advised private equity and real estate funds in capital raising transactions worth over $200M and securities regulatory matters.
Commercial / IP Negotiations: Advised technology companies in negotiating enterprise licensing deals with blue chip corporations.
International Transactions: Advised U.S.-based companies in investment, acquisition and partnership deals in Asia, Africa and South America. Advised foreign-based funds in inbound U.S. transactions.
JD, University of Washington School of Law, 2014
Member, Washington Law Review
BA, University of Pennsylvania, 2011, magna cum laude