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December 20, 2021

The Top Lawyers Advising Electric Vehicle Startups

Business Insider

Public Policy & Regulation attorney Taite McDonald spoke to Business Insider about her work assisting electric-vehicle startups in the SPAC gold rush. With more electric-vehicle and charging-network companies merging with blank-check companies in order to go public, newcomers are able to quickly raise large amounts of money and avoid venture-capital funding.

The article explains that capital markets, tech and regulatory lawyers have taken the lead in ushering early-stage companies to the public market and advising companies on the mechanics of completing SPAC deals, as well as on reporting and compliance once the company is public.

Partner Taite McDonald is listed as one of nine go-to lawyers advising companies in the space of regulations and capital raising.

"What people come to us for mostly, and come to me for, is the work at the intersection of the federal government and the EV space," said Ms. McDonald.

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