Legal Advisory Council

The LGBT+ VC Legal Advisory Council is a coalition of the United State's legal minds and practitioners who provide counsel to the nonprofit on educating LGBTQ and ally funders, founders, and employees on law, regulations, and policy matters. Members are not necessarily official representatives of their firms, but they provide expert advice, guidance, and counsel on legal matters based on their expertise. The Legal Advisory Council promotes LGBTQ and diverse representation in the emerging companies, venture capital, and startup industries.

For membership inquiries, please contact

Founding Members

Sarah F. Chambless

Los Angeles, CA

Fenwick & West LLP

Anthony Pascua, Jr.

Washington, D.C. 


Fitzann Reid

San Francisco, CA


Brian Huber

Boston, MA

Gunderson Dettmer

Benjamin Vaughan, Ph.D.

Boston, MA

Foley Hoag LLP

Natasha Hsieh

San Francisco, CA

Silicon Legal Strategy

Yashreeka Huq

New York, NY

Perkins Coie

Jacob Hanna

San Francisco, CA