The Stahl Law Corporation (“Stahl Law”) supports European Companies and your business on your way to the USA. We advise with business minds on legal matters concerning the market entry and successful operation of the U.S. subsidiary of your company. And we can help you structuring your Emerging Growth Company to get ready with a U.S. entity to be financed and grow in the United States.

Stahl Law advises its clients at every stage of their life cycle in the United States on numerous federal matters from the immigration of their personnel, the protection of their intellectual property, import regulation and international trade issues to securities law issues like a potential initial public offering, the regulation of crowdfunding or private placement. Wherever we advise across the United States on matters of local law or litigation, the lawyers we engage for our clients are either admitted to the respective local State Bar or associated with local counsel.

Stahl Law was founded by its Managing Attorney Dr Lukas M. Stahl. Dr Stahl is admitted to the State Bar of California, the U.S. Court of International Trade in New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, DC and qualified as a licensed corporate and investment advisor pursuant to Austrian and European Law.

Stahl Law is a California Law Corporation with its law office in Santa Monica and Of Counsel offices in New York and London. Of Counsel associated with the Firm and registered with the State Bar of California are admitted to the practice of law in the following jurisdictions: California, New York, Texas. The Firm does not offer legal advice with respect to the laws of England & Wales.


Dr Lukas M Stahl

Managing Attorney

Dr Lukas M. Stahl is the Managing Attorney of Stahl Law. He studied law in Austria, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States. He graduated with Master of Laws degrees from the University of Leicester in European Law and from the University at Buffalo Law School, SUNY, in U.S. Law. He also studied economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, as well as business administration at Harvard University and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business where he graduated with the degree of Master of Business Administration. Lukas also holds a post-graduate Certificate in Taxation from the Fordham Graduate School of Business. For his most recent work Capital 2.0 – Capital Formation and Legal Risk in a New Global Economic Order. From FIAT to EXIT he was awarded a PhD in Law from the University of Westminster.

Dr Stahl is admitted to the State Bar of California, the U.S. Court of International Trade in New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, DC. He is also licensed as a corporate and investment adviser pursuant to Austrian and European Law.

During the past 30 years he personally led, financed, managed, grew, sold or advised Emerging Growth Companies. Since 2004 Lukas lives full-time in the United States where before founding his own firm, Stahl Law, he helped build the European Practice of a leading securities law firm for mid-market companies in Los Angeles and New York. Dr Stahl continues to focus on expanding and financing European Emerging Growth Companies to the United States and is also one of the leading experts in the area of cryptofinance law.

Lukas, who speaks German, English and Italian, is a citizen of Austria and the United States. He also serves as President of the American Friends of the University of Leicester, a non-profit foundation being launched to support the University’s work in North America.



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