– USA, CA – LegalZoom.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: LZ), the number one brand in online small business formations and a leading online platform for legal, compliance, and tax solutions, today announced the appointment of Sivan Whiteley to its Board of Directors, effective March 18, 2022.
As a member of the LegalZoom Board, Sivan Whiteley will serve as an independent advisor to the management team, bringing decades of experience in legal, regulatory, government affairs, compliance, corporate development, and security operations for technology companies that operate in highly regulated industries. Whiteley has also led corporate diversity and inclusion initiatives, helping promote professional growth for women.
“As a leader in business formation services, LegalZoom is in a unique position to be a trusted partner for small business owners from the earliest moments of their entrepreneurial journeys,” said Sivan Whiteley. “I’m excited to work closely with the full senior leadership team and other Board members to provide counsel and my expertise to advance LegalZoom’s mission.”
Sivan Whiteley joins as part of a broader planned governance rotation on the LegalZoom Board over the coming months, which includes the transition off the Board for Khai Ha, co-founder and Managing Partner of GPI Capital, and David Yuan, Founder, and General Partner at Tidemark Investments and formerly a General Partner at TCV, each of whom has served as directors since 2018.
LegalZoom is a leading online platform for legal and compliance solutions in the United States that is on a mission to democratize law. LegalZoom operates across all 50 states and over 3,000 counties in the United States and has more than 20 years of experience navigating complex regulations and simplifying the legal and compliance process for its customers. Driven by its core value that every business deserves the full protection of the legal system and a simple way to stay compliant with it, LegalZoom helps its customers form and protect their businesses, their ideas, and families. In 2020, 10 percent of all new LLCs and 5 percent of all new corporations in the United States were formed through LegalZoom, enabling small business owners to apply their energy and passion to their businesses instead of the legal and regulatory complexity required to operate them. In addition to business formations, LegalZoom offers ongoing compliance and tax advice, trademark and copyright filings, and estate planning documents to protect small businesses and the families that create them.
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