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Erin Albanese


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Erin Albanese

About Erin


Erin has over two decades of experience working in the corporate sector, including years spent working within two of the most prestigious law firms in the country.  Her business practice focuses primarily on small to medium sized businesses and startups, providing the following representative services and more:

  • Entity formations (corporations, LLCs, partnerships, social purpose corporations)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Sale of businesses
  • Corporate governance
  • Equity compensation plans
  • Financings, including convertible notes and SAFEs
  • Private company securities offerings
  • Shareholder agreements
  • General business contracts (services and sales)
  • Commercial leases
  • Employment and consulting agreements
  • Employee handbooks
  • Cloud services agreements
  • Website terms of use and privacy policies
  • Joint ventures
  • Business succession planning


As the founder of a nonprofit, Erin has first-hand experience of the process involved in not only managing a nonprofit, but launching all aspects of a nonprofit from the idea phase to execution and ongoing operations.  In addition to the services listed below, Erin serves as outside general counsel to several nonprofit organizations. In that capacity, her services involve mergers, general business contracts, commercial leases, employment and consulting agreements, technology agreements, joint ventures, and partnerships.

A representative listing of Erin’s nonprofit services include:

  • Idea development
  • Business plan formation
  • Formation of 501(c)(3) , 501(c)(4),and 501(c)(6) entities
  • Tax-exempt status applications
  • Fiscal sponsorships
  • Restructurings and disassociations
  • Charity registrations
  • Compliance issues

Estate Planning & Probate

As a complement to Erin’s business practice, she provides estate planning and probate services.  She assists clients with a variety of estate planning services to ensure the planned transfer of their legacy and all assets. Erin has extensive experience managing a wide variety of estates from the less complicated to the highly sophisticated.

Prior to joining PRK Livengood, Erin operated her solo practice, Law Office of Erin Albanese, PLLC.  She also practiced in corporate and securities law with Vinson & Elkins in Houston, and worked at two large international law firms based in Boston and Washington, D.C.


Outside of the office, Erin enjoys creative writing, traveling with her family, exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and playing with her golden retrievers.

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