Esther, who has served as General Counsel at .406 since 2016, has focused her career on advising high-growth companies and venture funds. Her goal is to collaborate with stakeholders to find strategic, creative solutions and deliver practical legal advice.
Prior to joining the .406 team, she served from 2011 to 2015 as General Counsel at Telerik, a leading provider of application development and digital experience technologies; during her time there, she established and built the legal function.
Esther spent the first part of her career as a corporate lawyer at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault. She received a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A from Boston University. She lives in Cambridge, MA with her husband, two children, and two spoiled cats.
As an ally in helping them build a successful business
Not being useful
Snorkeling in St. John
Once begun, half done.
Cold calling alumni for donations my freshman year in college
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Early in the day, when it’s warm and sunny out and I have the whole day ahead of me
My first bike, which was bright blue with a white basket and a banana seat
Anything that requires hand/eye coordination
Going trick or treating with my posse of friends
Creating a culture where your team feels comfortable enough to disagree with you
To just try it.
I like being able to move the needle.
A Harry Potter chess set