Bill Haulbrook, John Meltaus, David Rickerby
Karen Copenhaver, Bill Asher
Carlos Perez-Albuerne, Larry Naughton
With a presence in 40 major cities nationwide, Yodle is the fastest growing local online advertising company in the US. Choate attorneys have advised Yodle, headquartered in New York City, since shortly after founding and throughout the company’s development, beginning with the Series A investment by Bessemer Venture Partners. As the company’s outside general counsel, Choate attorneys have represented Yodle through several follow-on rounds of equity and debt financing and for a wide range of general corporate matters, including Yodle’s acquisition of ProfitFuel, a national online advertising company based in Austin, Texas aimed at small businesses. Yodle was recently named to Forbes’ “Most Promising Companies” list.
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