Mr. Lehman concentrates in providing corporate, business and tax counseling to privately-held companies, including representing clients in transactions involving equity and debt financing, formation and start-up, venture capital, sales, mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing, and information technology. Mr. Lehman has experience in structuring transactions, including joint ventures, partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations. Mr. Lehman often represents technology clients beginning at their earliest stages, and assists them through critical periods of growth, and in their ultimate exit. Mr. Lehman also has extensive experience in the aspects of real estate transactions, including financing, leasing, development, purchasing and selling real estate.
Mr. Lehman is a co-head of the K&L Gates artificial intelligence initiative.
Mr. Lehman has lectured extensively, including at Carnegie Mellon University, on various topics, including legal issues faced by entrepreneurs in start-ups enterprises and joint ventures. Mr. Lehman has also taught courses at Carnegie Mellon University in Law & Public Policy.
Mr. Lehman has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2004 through 2017 editions in the area of corporate law. He has also been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for his professional achievement. Mr. Lehman wrote a published article “Strategic Partnerships – Considerations for Growth Companies.”
Mr. Lehman is a frequent speaker and author on such topics as strategic licensing, private equity, corporate formation, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and joint venture partnerships. Recent speaking engagements include: