As members of the Bay Area Social/Small Enterprise Task Force (BASE Force), Morrison & Foerster attorneys Suz Mac Cormac, Alfredo Silva, Kaela Colwell, Olga Terets, and Michael Santos have compiled a resource guide for Bay Area small businesses impacted by COVID-19. BASE Force is focused on collecting local, state, federal and private/nonprofit resources for Bay Area small businesses impacted by COVID-19 and disseminating this information in a digestible way. In addition, the task force plans to host webinars and provide small businesses with access to live support from lawyers and financial professionals (office hours, trainings, clinics, etc.) in the coming weeks.
Susan H. Mac Cormac
Susan “Suz” Mac Cormac is Co-chair of the firm’s Impact, Energy, and Cleantech Groups. Her work focuses on advising innovative sustainable companies and investors, with particular expertise on ensuring investments have positive impact through use of new corporate forms, hybrids, alternative debt and equity instruments and disclosure. More ›
Alfredo B. D. Silva
Alfredo Silva is co-chair of the firms Social Enterprise + Impact Investing practice and member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. He represents public and private companies and investors in a broad range of corporate and securities law matters, as well as nonprofit organizations on entity formation, fiduciary issues, and structuring. More ›
Olga Terets is an associate in the San Francisco office of Morrison Foerster and a member of the firm’s Corporate Department. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Olga was a summer associate in Morrison Foerster’s San Francisco office. Olga earned her J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center where she was a member of The Tax Lawyer. During law school, Olga was More ›
Michael Santos is an associate in the San Francisco office of Morrison Foerster and is a member of the firm’s Corporate Group. Michael is a member of the firm’s Social Enterprise and Impact Investing Group. Michael counsels startup to late-stage private companies, venture capital and private equity investors, as well as family offices, private foundations and public charities in a broad range of transactional matters More ›