Executive Team

charley moore
Charley Moore Founder and CEO

Charley is the Founder and CEO of Rocket Lawyer Incorporated. His experience as an attorney representing startups exposed him to both the high cost and high value of great legal advice. So, he started Rocket Lawyer to deliver high value legal services at a price nearly everyone can afford. Today, Rocket Lawyer is one of the most widely used legal services in the world, with operations in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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Charley is the Founder and CEO of Rocket Lawyer Incorporated. His experience as an attorney representing startups exposed him to both the high cost and high value of great legal advice. So, he started Rocket Lawyer to deliver high value legal services at a price nearly everyone can afford. Today, Rocket Lawyer is one of the most widely used legal services in the world, with operations in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Charley has been engaged in Internet law and business since beginning his career as an attorney at Venture Law Group in Menlo Park, California. He represented Yahoo! (IPO), WebTV Networks (acquired by Microsoft) and Cerent Corporation (acquired by Cisco Systems) at critical early stages and was the founder of Onstation Corporation (acquired by The Cobalt Group).

Charley graduated from the United States Naval Academy (BS) and the University of California at Berkeley (Juris Doctorate). He served as a U.S. Naval officer and is a Gulf War veteran. Charley currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Rocket Lawyer and on the executive board of Tech for America (T4A).

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paul bussi
Paul Bussi Chief Revenue Officer

Paul joined Rocket Lawyer in September of 2013, and is currently the Chief Revenue Officer. He's primarily responsible for leading the teams that regularly interact with our customers, including sales, business development, and customer support.

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Paul joined Rocket Lawyer in September of 2013, and is currently the Chief Revenue Officer. He's primarily responsible for leading the teams that regularly interact with our customers; including sales, business development, and customer support. With most forms of customer communication and feedback funneling up through his organization, Paul also heads up the Voice of the Customer program, in an effort to continually improve Rocket Lawyer's customer experience.

For nearly a decade, Paul held a variety of software sales positions, largely focused on Fortune 500 accounts and their subsidiaries. Seven of these years were spent with Oracle, where he took on several leadership roles; lastly, being a Group Sales Director. Most recently, he ventured into the startup world, and spent a few years as the Co-founder and CEO of the startup, Tapgreet.

Paul holds a BA in Operations Management and Information Systems from Santa Clara University.

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Megan Derguti
Megan Derguti Vice President of People Operations

Megan joined Rocket Lawyer in 2020 as the Vice President of People Operations. As the leader of this group, she is responsible for architecting a Global Talent Philosophy foundational to organizational growth and efficiency through process, programs, and people.

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Megan joined Rocket Lawyer in 2020 as the Vice President of People Operations. As the leader of this group, she is responsible for architecting a Global Talent Philosophy foundational to organizational growth and efficiency through process, programs, and people.

For nearly 15 years, she has helped a number of Bay Area technology companies strategically leverage the most critical resources of a business: its people. This experience includes talent acquisition in competitive markets, talent management and development for growth of the organization, and development of the People function as a strategic partner to the business. She has held leadership positions with Meltwater, Vendavo, Apttus, and Accela.

Megan holds a BA in Communication from Sonoma State University.

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mark edwards
Mark Edwards Senior Vice President of EMEA

With a decade of experience as an innovator and business leader in the UK legal industry, Mark specializes in creating and growing new businesses based on sound market insight and customer need. He sees the team and the people in it as the crucial component for building a successful business.

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With a decade of experience as an innovator and business leader in the UK legal industry, Mark specializes in creating and growing new businesses based on sound market insight and customer need. He sees the team and the people in it as the crucial component for building a successful business.

Prior to joining Rocket Lawyer in 2012, Mark led the legal business development team for LexisNexis UK. There, he managed a cross-functional team, and was responsible for the full lifecycle of product innovation—from proposition development and business case, through the launch and early sales traction. During his time at LexisNexis UK he built two new successful product lines. Previously, Mark was a user experience consultant, working in various industries including telecommunications and health.

Mark has a Computing degree, a masters in User Experience, and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence.

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rob elhardt
Rob Elhardt Vice President of Product Operations

Rob has been developing consumer legal products for more than 15 years. In 2008, Rob joined Charley Moore to become Rocket Lawyer's first full-time employee. Together, they turned the company's software into SaaS and share inventorship on its first patent.

Rob has helped start a number of new areas within Rocket Lawyer, including Legal Filings and Marketing Automation.

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Rob has been developing consumer legal products for more than 15 years. In 2008, Rob joined Charley Moore to become Rocket Lawyer's first full-time employee. Together, they turned the company's software into SaaS and share inventorship on its first patent.

Rob has helped start a number of new areas within Rocket Lawyer, including Legal Filings and Marketing Automation. He now leads Product Operations with this same mission—to make the law easy and affordable for everyone.

Rob holds an MFA in Cinematic Arts from USC and a BA in Communication from Stanford.

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John Hyun
John Hyun Vice President of Finance

John leads Finance, Accounting, Business Intelligence, and Payment Operations at Rocket Lawyer. His passion is collaborating with operating leaders to create, measure, and drive customer value.

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John leads Finance, Accounting, Business Intelligence, and Payment Operations at Rocket Lawyer. His passion is collaborating with operating leaders to create, measure, and drive customer value.

John has more than a decade of experience leading Finance and Business Intelligence teams at software companies including YuMe, Sega, and Ubisoft. In addition to his industry experience he brings financial services experience, last serving as a Vice President of Technology Investment Banking.

He holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and a BA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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Liana Lawrance
Liana Lawrance Director of UX and Design

Liana is the Director of UX and Design and leads the product and marketing design organizations with teams in San Francisco and London. She joined Rocket Lawyer in 2013 and has worked as a product designer, responsible for crafting the customers' experience and evolving the brand for the past five years.

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Liana is the Director of UX and Design and leads the product and marketing design organizations with teams in San Francisco and London. She joined Rocket Lawyer in 2013 and has worked as a product designer, responsible for crafting the customers' experience and evolving the brand for the past five years. Liana began her career more than 10 years ago at Kodak Gallery. Prior to Rocket Lawyer, she worked as a mobile app designer and creative lead in a Bay Area garage at Alt12 Apps, which was later acquired by the Honest Company. Liana holds a BS from East Tennessee University and an MFA from Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

She believes that design makes anything possible and is excited to be harnessing that power to create affordable access to justice through technology at Rocket Lawyer.

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Courtney O'Connell Chief Design Officer

Courtney joined Rocket Lawyer in 2012 as Design Director. Leading the UX and design team, Courtney successfully managed the site-wide re-branding project and became Vice President of User Experience in 2013.

Courtney has been in the Internet design world for 15 years and brings this experience to Rocket Lawyer.

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Courtney joined Rocket Lawyer in 2012 as Design Director. Leading the UX and design team, Courtney successfully managed the site-wide re-branding project and became Vice President of User Experience in 2013.

Courtney has been in the Internet design world for 15 years and brings this experience to Rocket Lawyer. Before joining the team, Courtney was Creative Director at Gamespot, Metacritic and TV.com, at CBS Interactive (formerly CNET). Prior to CNET, he was the Creative Director at Pottery Barn Kids Internet, Williams-Sonoma Inc, and a Designer at BananaRepublic.com, Gap Inc and The Haggin Group.

Courtney started his career producing online advertising campaigns for Amazon.com among others. He has a BA in literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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Santhana Parthasarathy Senior Vice President, Technology

Santhana has been in the technology industry for over 20 years with experience building both B2B and B2C products at startups and larger enterprises.

Prior to Rocket Lawyer, he was VP of Engineering at HelloSign, a Dropbox company where he helped launch new products for their consumer, SMB, and enterprise customers.

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Santhana has been in the technology industry for over 20 years with experience building both B2B and B2C products at startups and larger enterprises.

Prior to Rocket Lawyer, he was VP of Engineering at HelloSign, a Dropbox company where he helped launch new products for their consumer, SMB, and enterprise customers. He was part of the leadership team that helped establish HelloSign as a global leader in the digital transaction management space. Prior to HelloSign, he led engineering teams at Salesforce to ideate and build highly scalable security products that were used by over 500,000 enterprise customers and ISV partners.

He holds an MS in Software Engineering and an MBA from San Jose State University.

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