John Sellers

Partner

I represent emerging companies and their investors at all stages, from new startup to world class public companies. Iā€™m passionate about being part of disruptive new technologies.

jsellers@cooley.com

John Sellers focuses on representing emerging growth companies and the venture capital firms that invest in them. His practice includes company formations, venture capital financings, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnership and licensing transactions, and day-to-day corporate counseling.

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Experience

  • Tackle Reaches Unicorn Status With Series C Round 

  • Lacework Hits $8.3 Billion Valuation With Series D Round 

  • ThoughtSpot Brings Valuation to $4.2 Billion With Series F Round 

  • NerdWallet ā€“ $150.1 Million IPO 

  • Helion Energy Raises $2.2 Billion With Series E Round 

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Education

  • University of Chicago Law School
    JD, with honors, 1994

  • Stanford University
    AB, with honors and distinction, 1988


Admissions & Credentials

California

Rankings & Accolades

    Northern California Super Lawyer: Business Law


M&A Transactions 

involving sales of company clients to Google, Apple, IBM, Intel, Qualcomm, Boston Scientific, Stryker and Spectranetics