John Sellers


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.

+1 650 843 5070

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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  • Neo4j Valuation Climbs to $2 Billion+ With Series F Round 

  • Ethos Hits $2 Billion Valuation With Series D Round 

  • Orca Bio Raises $192 Million Series D to Transform Allogenic Cell Therapy 

  • Cooley advises Pivot Bio on $100M Series C Round 

  • NewPhotonics: $49.8 million follow-on offering 

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

  • Stanford University
    AB, with honors and distinction, 1988

Admissions & Credentials


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


+1 650 843 5070 office
+1 650 849 7400 fax

3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1130