Paul Economon is a corporate, contract, business transactional and technology attorney with an extensive background in providing both legal and business support to the small to medium enterprise sector, with a strong focus on high technology. He represents various privately-held, emerging and established companies by providing them with corporate formation and governance, general (in-house counsel) business representation, product and services agreements, technology and software development and licensing agreements, distribution and reseller agreements, website (e-commerce) development and hosting agreements, employee compensation arrangements and counsel with all manners of commercial negotiations and disputes. Mr. Economon has transactional experience with various mergers & acquisitions, asset and stock purchases, as well as corporate and entity reorganizations and recapitalizations.
Formerly a shareholder of Koltun & King, P.C., Mr. Economon currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of NeoMarketing Systems in Herndon, VA and he remains Of Counsel to the Firm. Prior to his work with Koltun & King, Mr. Economon served as General Counsel of a multi-location, high-tech professional services firm based in Vienna, VA, where he was responsible for legal affairs across the entirety of the organization. Mr. Economon closely advised senior management and the Board of Directors on pressing legal issues in a contracting market environment, and played a central role in company's acquisition of another corporation's assets.
As General Counsel of OneSoft Corporation (once a 400+ employee, multi-location company facilitating Internet commerce through software development, professional services, consulting and hosting services), he participated in several rounds of self-underwritten and fully underwritten offerings including angel, mezzanine and final-stage, a public financing attempt and the emergency follow-on venture funding thereafter (approximately $80 million raised in all). He oversaw all legal aspects of the company, including complex software licensing, business transactions and service level agreements. He also acted as corporate Secretary and was a principal member of the executive management team during its period of explosive growth.
Mr. Economon was also associated with the formation and early stage of Agari Mediaware (f.k.a. QB, Inc.), a data asset management software development company with one of the first middleware software products in that area on the market.
Mr. Economon was head of the Entrepreneur Program class at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business, where he graduated cum laude in May, 1990. He received his law degree and MBA from the George Washington University in February, 1994. He is admitted to practice in Virginia and the District of Columbia.