Isaiah Deporto-Plick provides strategic and practical counsel to entrepreneurs and growing companies in a variety of technology sectors. He regularly serves as an outside general counsel for his startup clients, and has extensive experience with a wide variety of transactions, including corporate formations, employment agreements and equity incentive plans, SAFE and convertible note fundraising transactions, venture financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions.
Before joining SSM, Isaiah worked for various startups and big tech companies. Isaiah started his career at a large corporate law firm in Newport Beach, California before joining a startup-focused law firm in Seattle. Isaiah is also a micro-VC and angel investor in early-stage startups founded and led by underrepresented founders.
Isaiah was born and raised in Southern California and currently lives in Downtown Los Angeles with his girlfriend and his cat, Nala. When Isaiah isn’t working, he enjoys
attending sporting events, gaming, and trying new restaurants.