Eric Doherty


My passion and expertise lies in assisting entrepreneurs and investors in forming venture capital funds, special purpose investment vehicles, accelerators and incubators.

Eric Doherty’s practice focuses on all aspects of the formation, operation and ongoing maintenance of private investment funds, including venture capital, microcap, private equity, fund-of-funds, secondary market and other investment advisory businesses in the United States and internationally. He has represented many of the nation's leading accelerators, incubators and studios in forming hybrid corporate and investment fund structures.

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  • Collaborative Fund + Sesame Ventures Launch VC Fund 

  • Math Venture Partners: Closes Debut $28 Million Fund 



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No one knows VC like Cooley. What is really impressive to us is that, in addition to their level of expertise, their responsiveness is off the charts throughout the ranks. – Chambers USA

  • University of Michigan Law School
    JD, 2002

  • Macalester College
    BA, History
    magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1995

Admissions & Credentials



  • American Bar Association