A corporate law firm that serves as both legal advisors and business strategists to companies, entrepreneurs and investors


From revolutionizing robotics and toys to setting boundaries between the virtual and real worlds, we are Anki’s advisor for current and future endeavors


We helped get Tesla started and close on successive financings before its IPO


Our attorneys come from all backgrounds, and just like a good boxing coach, we have seen a lot and know what works. Every day we are in your corner making sure you know what works too!


Neither do we. We work with companies and investors everywhere. Financings, M&A, international joint ventures, strategic partnerships, restructurings, flips– you name it, we’ve done it.


We helped bring Prezi from Hungary to the US, procure funding and launch a global business.

Good Things Come in Small Packages

We’re a boutique that offers highly specialized corporate legal services to technology companies,investors, executives and Board members. Staying small allows us to respond quickly – and deeply understand you, your company and your business.


We’re helping CocoaPlanet become the category leader in premium chocolate products


With offices in the US and Europe, we serve a wide range of client needs

We are a premier boutique corporate and international law firm that provides skilled legal services to entrepreneurs, tech companies, individuals, and growth businesses at all stages of development, from large-scale global enterprises to innovative startups. Our deep experience and wide range of knowledge positions us to provide highly responsive and effective legal solutions.

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From Our Blog

M&A – What’s the Big Deal?

You may have noticed that mergers and acquisitions, or M&A, has seen a boom recently. The latest and most notable has been Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway's acquisition of Precision Castparts Corp. here in Portland for a fat $32 billion. Our own firm has been...

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Treehouse’s 32-Hour Work Week

Treehouse is making waves with the way they do business. They've recently been featured on the Today Show and in The Atlantic to talk about their implementation of a 32-hour work week. At the behest of his wife, CEO Ryan Carson decided to try it out in an attempt at...

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GlobeSherpa Closes Acquisition

After weeks of tireless work, we have finally closed the acquisition of GlobeSherpa by RideScout. This is another of many advances GlobeSherpa has made recently, including launching the Virginia Railway Express App and entering into negotiations with San Fransisco and...

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The White Summers Story

White Summers Caffee & James (WSCJ) is one of the West Coast’s leading boutique corporate and international law firms. We have been in business for over 18 years, and over that time we have contributed to the success of innovate companies such as Anki, Redbooth, Tesla, OluKai and SOL Republic. We work with companies and executives globally from our offices located in the Silicon Valley, Portland, OR, San Francisco, and Budapest. We have represented well over 500 companies and investors on over 300 financings and 250 liquidity exit events. In a nutshell, we help build innovation platforms and companies that improve the world we live in. Learn more about the firm.


Silicon Valley

541 Jefferson Ave., Suite 100
Redwood City, CA 94063
Tel:(650) 298-6000
Fax:(650) 298-6050


805 SW Broadway, Suite 2440
Portland, OR 97205
Tel:(503) 419-3000
Fax:(503) 419-3001

San Francisco

620 Davis Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 690-8750

Central Coast

2600 Garden Rd.
Suite 122
Monterey, CA 93940

European Office

3 Kristóf tér, III. floor
Budapest, Hungary, H-1052
Tel: ( 36) 1 782 3424
Fax: ( 36) 1 786 9381