Pillar+Aught recently advised ConnexPay, a cutting edge payments technology startup based in Atlanta, in closing a $7 million round of Series A financing.  Co-founder Ken Rollins led the Pillar+Aught team.

More information on ConnexPay and the transaction is available via the below link.


Pillar+Aught advised PNC FIG Advisory in its role as placement agent for Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc., the Nasdaq listed holding company for Pathfinder Bank, in connection with the successful completion of a $20.8 million private placement of common and preferred securities.  Co-founder Ken Rollins led the Pillar+Aught team.

More information on the transaction is available in the Press Release below.


Pillar+Aught attorneys Ken Rollins and Kevin Gold advised MenuDrive in its recent transaction in which it was acquired by Lavu.

MenuDrive, a branded online and mobile ordering platform for restaurants, and Lavu, one of the industry leaders in point-of-sale and payment systems, announced the acquisition on April 24, 2019.

More information on the transaction is available in the Press Release below.


John Martin lends his expertise on the area of non-competes and non-solicits in the April 2019 edition of Hometown Banker, a magazine published by the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers.  His article, “Don’t Call Me!  I’ll I Won’t Call You,” discusses recent trends in the area of employee non-solicits and the judicial interpretation and enforcement thereof.  It also provides helpful advice to both employers and employees when faced with issues surrounding non-solicits.

The full article can be accessed via the following link:



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Pillar+Aught Co-Founder Kevin Gold is one of the creators of the Patrick Mannelly Award to be given annually to the best college long snapper.

Gold, along with former NFL long snapper Patrick Mannelly and snapping instructor Chris Rubio, will present the award to a senior long snapper in Chicago, Illinois in December.

More information on the Award and its purpose can be found in the attached Press Release and below story.



Pillar+Aught Co-Founder Todd Shill was recently interviewed regarding his international sports & entertainment law experience by Widener University Commonwealth Law School’s Civitas Magazine.  Click below:

Civitas Magazine Fall 2018 Vol 2 No 1

Pillar+Aught co-founder Todd Shill served as production counsel on the premiere episode of MTV’s “True Life/Now” series, a new franchise of the MTV Emmy® Award-winning docu-series “True Life.”  The series will examine people living their truths and take viewers inside a new reality.

The premiere episode date is January 2, 2019 at 10 pm (ET/PT).


Pillar+Aught is proud to announce its co-sponsorship for the 2019 PA Bankers’ Women in Banking Recognition of Excellence Program.  The Program will be held on March 3, 2019.  Details to follow.