MEET OUR TEAM

Nathaniel Dodson, Esq. | Partner

Founding Partner

Nathaniel Dodson, Esq. advises clients on matters related to securities, financing, real estate, opportunity zones, and M&A. Prior to his law practice, Nate was a former investment broker and advisor providing a level of knowledge and experience in investment sales, structures, and asset protection. Through leveraging his expertise in the industry along with the help from his long list of trusted connections, Nathaniel has represented over $2 Billion in real estate and business funding transactions. Mr. Dodson received his bachelor’s in economics from the University of Texas at Austin and Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego. He is currently a member of the Nevada and Texas State Bars.

When Nate is not in the office, you can find him playing golf, running, biking, or traveling with the family.

Richard Robinette, Esq. | Partner

Founding Partner

Richard Robinette, Esq. brings his experience as both an attorney and real estate entrepreneur to the practice as a partner at Dodson Robinette PLLC. He advises clients on securities offerings, business entities, and real estate transactions with a mix of private equity, agency, and non-agency financing. Richard graduated cum laude from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. He served as an extern for Hon. George H. Wu, United States District Court, Central District of California in 2009 and 2010 and is currently a member of the Texas State Bar.

When not working, Richard likes to spend his time immersed in a good board game or cooking a large meal for his family and friends.

Jeff McConnell, Esq.

ATTORNEY

Jeff McConnell is a valued attorney at Dodson Robinette PLLC. He is a California licensed attorney. Jeff advises clients on matters related to crowdfunding, syndications, commercial real estate transactions, and securities laws Prior to joining Crowdfunding Lawyers, he worked as in-house counsel for a small online business.  Jeffrey also owned his own general practice law firm in California for four years and worked in the wireless industry, negotiating leases and obtaining entitlements for wireless facilities for the major wireless companies.  Jeff graduated from Chapman University School of Law with an emphasis in advocacy and dispute resolution in 2009.

Jonathan Sabo, Esq.

ATTORNEY

Jonathan Sabo advises clients on securities offerings, business entities, syndication, employment law, and overall litigation risk mitigation. Jonathan graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, after which he clerked for Hon. Ronald Gould, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Building on an internship with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jonathan worked as a securities litigator for four years at a major New York law firm. He is a member of the New York and Washington State Bars.

When not in the office, Jonathan can be found playing board games, building things with his children, and nerding out about naval history.

William Cavalier

ATTORNEY

William Cavalier is an experienced securities attorney who provides well-crafted disclosure and securities documentation and solid, practical, real-world syndication counsel.  He is a trusted source for clear, concise communication of company value propositions and market positioning.  Mr. Cavalier has been an active member of the California State Bar since 1979.  His experience includes service as a Designated Advisor for Disclosure (DAD) and as a Principal American Liaison (PAL) for OTCQX as a securities professional knowledgeable in both the disclosure requirements of U.S. securities laws and the most effective investor communications practices.  Since 1988 he has served as a securities arbitrator and expert witness.  Bill is the author of several books including Golf Simplified: Learn Quickly, Practice Productively and Enjoy the Game.

Jillian Sidoti, Esq., CCIM

OF COUNSEL

Jillian Sidoti is an attorney, speaker, entrepreneur, mama, and former college professor. Forever focused on finding the best and least challenging path for entrepreneurs to find funding for their deals, Jillian has written equity and debt offerings for all kinds of industries including real estate, biotech, film, software, alcoholic beverage, cannabis, and green tech. Jillian’s client list includes Grant Cardone, Than Merrill of AE’s Flip this House, Tarek El Moussa of Flip or Flop, David Gross (Nipsey Hussle), Bigger Pockets, Insitu Biologics, and Biolife4D.

Jillian Sidoti is the author of the Crowdfunding Myth, debunking the myths surrounding crowdfunding. As a public speaker, Jillian often offers fun and relatable content that leaves the audience with a deeper understanding of the legalities and psychology behind raising capital. Her signature talk, “Private Money Rockstar,” draws from Jillian’s previous experience in the music industry with the intention of empowering the entrepreneur to be a money-raising Rockstar.

Nancee Tegeder, Esq.

OF COUNSEL

Nancee Tegeder, Esq. advises clients on matters related to crowdfunding, syndications, commercial real estate transactions, and securities laws. Nancee is the leading expert at our firm on opportunity zone funds. She has written articles, presented seminars, and completed opportunity zone-specific securities offering documents for many clients. Prior to joining Dodson Robinette PLLC, she worked as in-house counsel for multiple small businesses, advising them on business structures, intellectual property matters, and contract law. Nancee also owned her own estate planning law firm in Arizona for five years. She is licensed in California, Arizona, and Utah. Nancee graduated Cum Laude from the J. Reuben Clark School of Law (Brigham Young University) in 2004.

Clemen Cunningham

Office Manager

Crowdfunding Lawyers are a boutique law firm whose area of practice includes setting up Syndications, Private Placement Offerings, Private Equity Funds, and Joint Ventures for real estate ventures and small business startups.

Crowdfunding Lawyer’s legal services include preparation of Private Placement Memorandums (PPMs), Regulation A offerings, and investor Subscription Agreements, selecting the appropriate securities exemption, formation and structuring of legal entities, and drafting investor agreements such as limited liability company (LLC) Operating Agreements or Private Loan Documents. We prepare and file the securities notices with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and state securities agencies required to qualify for a securities exemption from registration.

The firm’s clients range from seasoned and sophisticated commercial real estate investors and brokers to individuals raising Private Money from family and friends for their first deal or new business. Many of their first-time syndication clients have gone on to do multiple Private Securities Offerings. Crowdfunding Lawyers assist clients with federal securities offerings in all 50 states.

Lauren Hampton

Marketing Manager

Crowdfunding Lawyers are a boutique law firm whose area of practice includes setting up Syndications, Private Placement Offerings, Private Equity Funds, and Joint Ventures for real estate ventures and small business startups.

Crowdfunding Lawyer’s legal services include preparation of Private Placement Memorandums (PPMs), Regulation A offerings, and investor Subscription Agreements, selecting the appropriate securities exemption, formation and structuring of legal entities, and drafting investor agreements such as limited liability company (LLC) Operating Agreements or Private Loan Documents. We prepare and file the securities notices with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and state securities agencies required to qualify for a securities exemption from registration.

The firm’s clients range from seasoned and sophisticated commercial real estate investors and brokers to individuals raising Private Money from family and friends for their first deal or new business. Many of their first-time syndication clients have gone on to do multiple Private Securities Offerings. Crowdfunding Lawyers assist clients with federal securities offerings in all 50 states.

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