Kent Larson founded The General Counsel Ltd. (www.gcl.com) in 1985 to provide outsourced in-house counsel services to business enterprises. Since then, he has served as general counsel and senior counsel to many clients, ranging in size from start-ups to Fortune 100 corporations.
With background in law, engineering and business, Kent has extensive experience in a wide variety of legal areas important to a broad range of companies:
Kent was a key resource to the legal department of a major telecommunications equipment and software company for nearly 20 years. Serving as a “go to” attorney for transactions, especially strategic alliances and technology-oriented matters, he helped the client multiply revenues 70-fold during this period.
In addition to practicing law and managing successful law practices, Kent has been a founding principal in successful business enterprises dedicated to helping clients (1) develop strategic business relationships and (2) develop, manage and extract value from intellectual property portfolios.
Kent has served as adjunct professor of International Business Transactions at the University of St. Thomas Law School.