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Hutchison is a leading business law advisor to the technology and life science communities in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. We combine the technical legal skills, practical business judgment and knowledge accumulated over years of experience advising emerging growth companies to represent large and small businesses of all kinds, including the researchers and innovators across emerging platforms. We use this background and experience to assist our clients through each phase of the business's life cycle, from initial planning and organization, to equity and debt financing and operational issues, through exit — whether via initial public offering or the sale of the company.

Because of our comprehensive understanding of how companies are started, financed and later exited, as well as how best to advise the officers and directors of our clients to appropriately fulfill their roles and act in accordance with their fiduciary duties, we have become the go-to advisors for not only early-stage companies, but also larger and more sophisticated operating companies.

Our engagement often begins as early as the business planning stage, before the company has even been formed. Hutchison recognizes that startups often have exciting ideas but limited means and resources to negotiate their first steps. When we get involved at the outset, we are able to guide our clients past many of the pitfalls that await an early stage company.

As our clients mature and their needs become more complex, we work in cross-functional teams to ensure that our clients receive experienced and insightful advice on any issue that may arise.


Who We've Worked With


Scott was a critical part of our ability to work through the significant dynamics and personalities and we relied on him extensively. Thank you again, we appreciate the service provided by Scott and your firm. Frequently, it was above and beyond.

Tom Finegan Chairman, FoodLogiQ LLC

Justyn and the Hutch team showed flexibility and expertise, to ensure we could get to the finish line. It was a true partnership.

Sean Fitzgerald CEO, Savii, Inc.

I truly felt like Robb was an employee of Amend Surgical and that he had the same passion for closing the deal as I did. This deal would have fallen apart without Robb's expertise and willingness to do whatever was necessary to get us to close.

Robby Lane CEO, Amend Surgical

As a startup going through a recapitalization and transition, Jeremy did a great job of explaining the process and executing it. He was a great thought partner throughout the process, and ensured all the boxes got checked. 

Sean Fitzgerald CEO, Savii, Inc.

I love Hutchison beyond all reasonable limits of plausibility. Sometimes, I feel like I'm on the receiving end of some sort of sociological experiment to push the boundaries of human-to-law firm affection.

Aleksander Levental CEO, Feathr

The area law firm of choice for startup and biotech companies.

John Didsbury CEO, T3D Therapeutics, Inc.

Scott's performance was differentiated and a breath of fresh air compared to what we've seen from other firms. We feel blessed to have his expertise on our team.

Faith Kosobucki CFO, FoodLogiQ LLC

We are very impressed with Hutchison. The team went above and beyond and drafted a great set of legal documents for our early-stage startup.

Hua Wang CEO, SmartBridge, Inc.

So glad that I hired Scott. He is the best! Went above and beyond.

Danielle Leahy Partner, Saltyard

Scott Bryant went above and beyond for us ... very knowledgeable... and extremely professional. I would certainly recommend Scott and the firm to others.

Kit McQuiston CEO, Alrgn Bio

Hutchison consistently delivers the right balance of top notch legal advice and practical experience. Thank you for being such a great partner for myDrugCosts!

Dan Pollard CEO, myDrugCosts


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