On this weeks episode of The Wild Feather, we are excited to have Shermin share her journey in the legal world and how authenticity has helped her reach success. Shermin Lakha is the Founder and Managing Attorney of LVLUP Legal. She primarily works on matters related to business and contract law with concentrations in strategic business formation and investments for startups.
Shermin understands that the pathway to success is not always straight and narrow, and by using creative techniques, Shermin helps clients formalize investment agreements, negotiate business deals, protect intellectual property, and advises clients on all general legal matters. After gaining experience working for Goldman Sachs, the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, and Freshfields, Bruckhaus, Derringer, Shermin set out to build
LVLUP Legal as a unique law firm that delivers exceptional results to achieve the goals of their clients.
Since launching the practice, she has worked with e-commerce companies, tech and health startups, restaurants, beauty and fashion brands, artists, event planners, and marketing companies.
Shermin serves as a Legal Advisor and Board Member for several emerging startups; is a recurring judge for the “She4All” and “Women of Impact” startup pitch
competitions; offers seminars on empowering entrepreneurs to understand the
law; has been featured on several podcasts; and is an ambassador for various female-founded organizations.
She is passionate about encouraging women in all professional careers to take off
their corporate "mask" and live authentically by embracing the attributes that give them their power. She is involved in encouraging women to break out of traditional ways of investing and get involved in Web3 and in non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
Check out her TikTok and Instagram for inspiration and advice!