Andrei Tsygankov

Corporate Attorney - Partner at Founders Legal

Andrei Tsygankov has over six years of experience serving as the Managing Director and then additionally as General Counsel of a group of companies that specialize in contract manufacturing, export, domestic and international logistics, and international marketing and distribution of goods. Andrei’s main proficiency is in software licensing, intellectual property licensing, trademark law and general business law, including: domestic and international business transactions, entity formations and structuring, corporate governance, commercial negotiation, and contract drafting and review. Andrei has native language proficiency in both English and Russian.

Andrei left his corporate management and in-house counsel position to co-found both SmartUp® and ClientSideTM, and he is currently serving as General Counsel for both. Andrei firmly believes that new and growing businesses deserve quality legal advice and representation that is also approachable and affordable.


Georgia State University, College of Law – Juris Doctorate
Georgia Institute of Technology – Bachelor of Science in Management & Accounting
Bar Admissions – State of Georgia