Edmond Farrell



Edmond Farrell is a partner with t|e General Counsel, Taylor English’s fractional general counsel practice. He provides fractional general counsel and strategic business advice for start-up and scale-up, tech-enabled companies. His straightforward guidance and creative solutions are invaluable to founders, investors, executives, and boards. 

Mr. Farrell has served several times as a company’s first general counsel or practice area leader, and particularly enjoys creating and customizing a company’s legal function. As GC or advisor, he develops a legal coverage strategy that grows with the client. 

Mr. Farrell has served as board member for several non-profits, legal and healthcare associations and a New York hospital; advisory board member; board liaison, and advisor to the board of a major investment bank association.

Mr. Farrell’s provides full-range corporate legal coverage, moving transactions forward while managing risk. His focus areas are finance, acquisitions, healthcare, real estate and construction. He is currently developing a web3 practice for startups and creators, including metaverse real estate, NFT projects and smart contract applications.

Prior to joining t|e General Counsel, Mr. Farrell was GC for two pioneer hospitality companies: Avant Stay, a Los Angeles-based luxury short term rental brand and Stay Alfred, a Spokane startup that pioneered the branded urban travel apartment. As Managing Counsel, Global Real Estate for Oracle, he established and scaled the in-house legal function for global real estate, facilities, and construction. He began his in-house career as Deputy General Counsel with Catholic Health in New York, where he focused on corporate, real estate, finance and healthcare transactions.


  • TechGC, Charter Member


  • Corporate Governance
  • General Counsel Services
  • Healthcare and HealthTech
  • International Real Estate, Construction and Proptec
  • t|e General Counsel

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York


  • Duke University School of Law, JD, 1989
  • Duke University, BA, cum laude, 1986

My Insights

The Anatomy of a Pitch Deck

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Rocketfuel for Emerging Companies

They say that fundraising is the fuel for the rocket ship of emerging companies, so the quest is on to find the rocket fuel they call…

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t|e General Counsel Co-Chair Rhonda Parish Elected to the Board of Directors of Tuesday Morning Corporation

Orlando, FL (January 5, 2023) – t|e General Counsel, the fractional general counsel practice of Taylor English Duma LLP, announced today…

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Conversations with TED: Cybersecurity

In this recently produced episode of Conversations with TED we discuss the growing topic of cybersecurity. Our brief video addresses the…

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Conversations with TED: Where to Setup an Entity

In this episode of Conversations with TED, I touch on how to set-up an entity. We walk through key steps, beginning with setting up the…

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Conversations with TED: The Foundation of Equity Ownership

In this episode of Conversations with TED, I address equity ownership. This video provides insight into the value of ownership and the…

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Conversations with TED: NFTs and Trademark Issues

This episode of Conversations with TED discusses the evolving world of NFTs, cryptocurrency and the roles of trademarks and IP. With no…

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Conversations with TED: The Corporate Transparency Act

In this episode of Conversations with TED, we address the importance of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA). Adopted in December of 2020…

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How Important Is Your Intent?

I always find it interesting when the law intersects every day life – in this case professional sports, the NFL. In a situation like this…

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50-something is the new 20 something

Close your eyes and what is the first thing you see when I say the word “Start-Up”? If you are like most people, the picture of a…

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