David Peinsipp


I help disruptive technology companies grow and thrive, whether it is taking them public, helping them raise funds or partnering them with other companies.

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David Peinsipp is co-chair of Cooley's global capital markets practice group. David has a general business and corporate law practice, representing both emerging and public companies in a variety of matters, including public offerings and fundraising, formation and financing activities, Securities and Exchange Commission reporting and compliance, corporate governance and M&A.

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  • EHang Holdings - $40 Million IPO 

  • Nitro Software -$110 Million IPO 

  • IGM Biosciences – $201 Million IPO  

  • Satsuma Pharmaceuticals – $83 Million IPO  

  • 10X Genomics – $449 Million IPO  

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  • New York University School of Law
    JD, 2001

  • University of Florida
    BS, Psychology

Admissions & Credentials



  • American Bar Association

  • The Bar Association of San Francisco

Rankings & Accolades

    Law 360: Capital Markets MVP (2019)

    Daily Journal: Top 100 Lawyers in California (2019)

    Legal 500: Next Generation Lawyer – Finance – Capital Markets: Equity Offerings (2019)

    Chambers USA: Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (California) and Western United States (Nationwide) (2019)

    Daily Journal: Top 20 Under 40 (2014)

Representative issuers:

Dave has represented companies/investment banks on capital market transactions involving issuers across industries, such as: 10X Genomics, Accelerate Diagnostics, Aerohive Networks, Alteryx, Ambarella, Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Apigee, Apptio, Arcadia Biosciences, Aridis Pharmaceuticals, ARMO BioSciences, ASLAN Pharmaceuticals, Atlassian, Audentes Therapeutics, Cision, Crinetics Pharmaceuticals, Dermira, DocuSign, EHang, Eidos Therapeutics, Fantex, FireEye, Five Prime Therapeutics, Global Blood Therapeutics, Gossamer Bio, Gritstone Oncology, Guardant Health, Health Catalyst, HealthEquity, Hyperion Therapeutics, IGM Biosciences, Ignyta, Immune Design, Invitae, Kodiak Sciences, LinkedIn, Livongo Health, MINDBODY, Mobile Iron, Nanthealth, New Relic, Ooma, Otonomy, Principia Biopharma, ProNai, ProQR Therapeutics, PROS Holdings, Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Satsuma Pharmaceuticals, Savara, Shockwave Medical, Sierra Oncology, Snap, Stitch Fix, Sutro Biopharma, Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Tableau Software, Taiwan Liposome Company, Tricida, Trivascular, Uber, ViewRay, Xenon Pharmaceuticals, Yelp, Zendesk, Zscaler, Zymeworks, Zynga.


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