Law Firms Again Investing in High-Tech Start-Ups

Amid Silicon Valley's latest tech boom, law firms once again are taking equity stakes in start-ups—but this time they generally aren't waiving their fees and instead are often deferring them or charging special rates. From big law firms such as Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati to one-man shop Bottom Line Law Group, firms have become more creative and less exposed to risk when it comes to snagging new clients.