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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Venture Capital

4 ranked lawyersBand 2CaliforniaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Accomplished practice that offers substantial expertise in representing entrepreneurs and venture-backed companies in major financing and corporate transactions. Additionally advises venture capital firms on investment and governance matters. Frequently counsels clients in the technology, healthcare and media sectors.

Strengths

Clients describe the team as "extremely professional, responsive and knowledgeable."

Others state: "The team as a whole is strong. They stand out for providing actionable business advice, not just legal advice."

"They are very solid. They have the ability to go deep and richly into complex issues without having to bring in other firms," says another.

Work highlights

Acted on behalf of Automation Anywhere in its $290 million Series B financing led by Salesforce Ventures.

Notable practitioners

Casey McGlynn focuses his venture capital practice on the life sciences market, regularly advising clients acting in the medical technology space.
"He is a major player in the medical device area."

Raj Judge focuses his venture capital practice on representing technology companies in early-stage financings.
"Raj is incredibly thoughtful, knowledgeable and practical, a rare and powerful combination in a lawyer." "He is excellent. He is not just a lawyer, but a true business adviser who understands tech startups in a very nuanced and astute way."

Steven Bochner has notable experience of handling venture financings on behalf of clients from the media and technology sector.
"He stands out for his grounding and leadership skills; he's a towering intellect but very approachable." "We greatly value his insight, broad perspective and outstanding mix of business and legal advice."

Yoichiro Taku provides counsel to emerging tech companies throughout their lifecycle. He's also adept at providing counsel on both investor-side and company-side venture capital financings.
"He's a fantastic counselor and adviser to me. He really has his finger on the pulse of the Valley and how to get things done." "His level of knowledge and experience is unparalleled. He is extremely easy to get hold of and he explains complex topics well."

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Venture Capital

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

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Location

650 Page Mill Road

Palo Alto

California

USA

CA 94304-1050

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

California

Venture Capital


Casey McGlynn
Band 4
Raj S Judge
Band 4
Steven Bochner
Band 3
Yoichiro Taku
Band 3