Cutting Edge Counsel operates in and around the Oakland metro. Since 2001, the firm has been providing counsel to enterprises, nonprofits, and cooperatives on the legal aspects of business. It helps with company formation and entity selection; protection of intellectual property; securities, financing, and capital markets; employment matters; and governance and compliance. In the presence of disputes, it offers mediation, arbitration, or pre-litigation services. John Katovich, the founding partner, has more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur and securities attorney.