Business First Lawyers

Our business, corporate, and technology lawyers make your business their priority

Closing Transactions Is Our Business

CounselGS works with businesses of all sizes – from early stage startups to large, publicly traded companies – on business, corporate and technology matters. Our partners worked for years as in-house counsel and appreciate the need to balance protection and business execution.


Business Structuring, Financings, Mergers & Acquisitions, Board and Shareholder Matters, and More

Tech & Commercial

Software Licensing (On-Premise and Saas), Services Agreements, Maintenance and Support Agreements, Supplier Agreements, RFPs, Website & App Terms, and More

General Business

General Business Counseling, Contracts, Employment Agreements, Contractor Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Leases, Policies, and More

Legal Outsourcing

Support for Busy In-House Legal Departments

Outside General Counsel

Dedicated Experienced Attorney to Manage Your Legal Needs for a Flat Monthly Fee


Business Organization, Equity, Intellectual Property Protection, Fund Raising, and More

Meet Our Firm Partners

Michael Gardiner

CounselGS is led by Michael Gardiner. With more than 20 years of business law and transaction experience through private practice and in-house roles. We have built our practice by placing clients and their transactions first.


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