Royse University

Royse University provides expert knowledge and information on technology, business, tax, personal finance, and other relevant subjects to help founders and decision-makers recognize and grasp new opportunities and make meaningful connections. Our goal is to share what we learn and practice on a daily basis, and to provide ideas and information to help you succeed. We invite you to help yourself to the all the resources available at Royse U. And please contact us If you have questions.


Royse Law Firm

Royse Law Firm is a corporate and tax law firm with headquarters in Menlo Park, with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Established in 2006, Royse Law Firm serves emerging and middle-market clients in the areas of corporate law, securities, domestic and international tax, mergers and acquisitions, fund formation, labor and employment law, and trust and estate planning. The firm serves clients in clean tech, technology, e-commerce, mobile, life sciences, entertainment and new media, sports, real estate, retail and service. Royse Law Firm is noted for exceptional depth in domestic and international tax; many of the firm’s clients have international operations.

Roger Royse

Roger Royse, the founder of the Royse Law Firm, works with companies ranging from newly formed tech startups to publicly traded multinationals in a variety of industries, including technology, entertainment and new media, sports, real estate and agri-business. Roger regularly advises on complex tax structuring, high stakes business negotiations and large international financial transactions. Practicing business and tax law since 1984, Roger’s background includes work with prominent San Francisco Bay area law firms as well as Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy in New York City.

  • Roger is active in leadership roles with several bar associations, including the following:
  • President of the Palo Alto Area Bar Association
  • Chair of the Taxation Committee of the ABA Business Law Section
  • Vice Chair of the Tax Policy and Simplification Committee of the ABA Tax Section
  • Chair of the Tax Policy, Practice and Legislation of the State Bar of California Taxation Section
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Member of the California Bar Tax Section Policy Committee
  • Member of the California Bar Business Law Section Agri-Business Committee


Frequently Asked Questions:

Why did you start Royse University?

Our clients and friends are hungry for information, and we are too. We’re always learning, sharing what we learn, and applying what we learn. Royse University gives us a place to share knowledge in real time–information that can make a difference in business opportunities and personal finance. If you have ideas or comments on R.U., contact us.

Who should use Royse U?

Royse University is a community resource for founders, subject matter experts, CPAs, attorneys, universities, associations and friends of the firm. If you have an interest multiple aspects of law, managing a business, obtaining financing, domestic and international tax, buying or selling a business, personal finance, and other areas of law and executive management, Royse U is available to help. If you have specific questions beyond what’s covered here, contact us.

How can I participate in Royse University?

Send us your suggestions for information/knowledge-sharing. Attend Royse U events and connect with the community. Respond to Roger’s blogs. Respond to our articles. We are open to your ideas and questions.

How do I speak with Royse University attorneys?

To connect with any R.U. attorney, contact us and we will be in touch to answer your questions.

How do I contact you?

Please see or contact Royse Law Firm, PC at for additional information.

Visit one of our conveniently located California offices:

Silicon Valley

149 Commonwealth Drive, Suite 1001

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone: 650-813-9700

Los Angeles

445 S. Figueroa Street, 31st Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90071

Phone: 650-813-9700

San Francisco

135 Main Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

Phone: 415-421-9700