Legal Education: Cornell Law School Undergraduate Education: Cornell Hotel School
Kubs Lalchandani is co-founder and partner of Lalchandani Simon PL, a specialized law firm designed to assist both mature and start-up businesses protect their intellectual property, raise capital, expand operations, and engage in any necessary litigation. He counsels clients in various industries including healthcare, technology, finance, law, pharmaceuticals, hospitality, marketing and advertising. In the May 2014 edition of Brickell Magazine, Lalchandani was named one of Miami’s Top 20 Professionals Under 40. He also received the New Leaders Council’s 2014 Rising Star award at the Florida Statewide Convention held at the Biltmore Hotel in May 2014. In July 2013, Lalchandani was recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star” in the state of Florida. He was also nominated by his peers to receive the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of Miami-Dade County award. As a successful entrepreneur, counsel for high-tech firms and former international litigator, Lalchandani brings to the practice a wealth of knowledge that enables him to deliver successful outcomes for his clients. He is experienced in trademark, copyright, healthcare and general business law, as well as other legal areas related to the Internet.
After graduating from Cornell University in 1999, Lalchandani spent the early part of his career as a financial analyst and consultant in the technology sector for MicroStrategy, a premier business intelligence software company. In 2004, he earned a juris doctor, cum laude, from Cornell Law School, where he specialized in international legal affairs. As a trial attorney at the international law firm of Jones Day, he defended a top-tier bank in class-action lawsuits arising from the massive Enron litigation.
In 2006, Lalchandani became a law clerk for the Honorable Patricia A. Seitz, Federal District Court Judge, Southern District of Florida – a prestigious and highly competitive appointment. Upon completion of his clerkship, he returned to trial practice at the Miami office of White & Case, a New York-based international law firm, where he focused on appeals, banking litigation and international commercial arbitration.
He is co-founder of Pharmly, an online market place for pharmaceuticals and he currently serves on the advisory boards of several technology companies, including WedWu, Inc., a wedding services bidding platform, ZoomRadar.com, a high-tech weather reporting technology provider, and Razient, LLC, a global incident management and supply chain risk assessment company. Lalchandani also serves as an officer for Operation Eagle, a non-profit group that supports active US servicemen abroad, and as pro bono legal counsel to several technology start-up companies. Finally, Lalchandani serves as the Managing Director of New Leaders Council Miami, an organization designed to promote political entrepreneurship.
Lalchandani speaks at conferences nationwide and is routinely contacted by the news media for his perspectives on cyber law, social media law and emerging legal issues and trends. Lalchandani may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Speaking Engagements & Workshops
“Hot Topics in Startup/Venture Capital Law” – SABA North America National Convention, Orlando, Florida, June 2015
“Small Business Legal Advice” – Entrepreneurship and Business Leaders Speakers Series, Miami, Florida, April 2015
“Legal Issues in Tech Startups” – The Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship, Hospitality Entrepreneurship Roundtable with Senior Cornell Professor Adam Klausner, Ithaca, New York, February 2015
“Founder Fights!”, Cornell School of Hotel Management, Ithaca, New York February 2015
“Online Privacy and Nude Pictures” – Social Media Week Miami, Miami, Florida, September 2014
“Entrepreneurship for Emerging Leaders” – New Leaders Council: Florida Statewide Convention, Coral Gables, Florida May 2014
“Tech Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs” – Cornell School of Hotel Management, Ithaca, New York April 2014
“Social Media Disasters: Love Hurts!” – Social Media Strategies Summit, Las Vegas, Nevada February 2014
“The Power of Social Media” – Florida International University – Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, Miami, Florida January 2014
“Trademarks and the Internet: So ‘Confusing!’” – Cornell School of Hotel Management, Ithaca, New York October 2013
“Protecting Your Product Line” – Miami Entrepreneurs Starting a Product Line, Miami, Florida July 2013
“Social Media Disasters: They Seriously Tweeted That!!” - Mashable’s Social Media Day, Miami, Florida June 2013
“Modular Entrepreneurship: A New Way of Doing Things” – Cornell School of Hotel Management, Ithaca, NY April 2013
“Law and Social Media: Connecting the Dots” - Cornell School of Hotel Management, Ithaca, NY November 2012
“Global Brand Disasters: A Love Story” – Social Media Strategies Summit, Boston, Massachusetts, October 2012
“Global Brand Disasters: A Love Story” – Social Media Strategies Summit, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2012
“Global Brand Disasters: A Love Story” – Social Media Strategies Summit, Denver, Colorado, August 2012
“Global Brand Disasters: A Love Story” – Mashable’s Social Media Day Miami, Florida June 2012
“Global Brand Disasters: A Love Story” - Social Media Strategies Summit, Miami, Florida, June 2012
“Avoiding the Start-Up Trap: How to Protect Your Intellectual Property” – Tech Start-Up World, Miami, FL April 2012
“Connecting the Dots: Social Media and Entrepreneurship” – Cornell School of Hotel Management, Ithaca, NY March 2012
“Tools and Techniques for Social Media Protection, A Multi-Case Study” - Social Medial Strategies Summit, Las Vegas, NV, February 2012
“Capitalizing on Social Media While Side-Stepping Legal and Technical Pitfalls” – Social Medial Legal Risks Conference, San Francisco, CA, October 2011
“The Nonprofit’s Guide to Effectively Using Social Media to Raise Funds While Avoiding Technical and Legal Traps” - Social Medial Strategies Summit in Boston, MA, September 2011
LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN:
- New York State Courts
- United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
- Florida State Courts
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
- Ohio State Courts
- Colorado State Courts
- United States District Court for the District of Colorado