Phillip McGill represents clients both as outside corporate counsel and transaction-specific counsel on a wide range of business and corporate matters. He regularly advises public companies on corporate governance issues, SEC and securities exchange reporting and compliance, complex public offerings and private placements and strategic transactions. Private companies rely on him for his experience in guiding clients through formation, seed-stage financing, venture-backed financing, strategic transactions and initial public offerings. Phil counsels clients in diverse industries, including agriculture, biotechnology, financial services, healthcare, information technology, medical device and software.

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  • Origin to List on Nasdaq via SPAC Merger With Artius 

  • Castle Biosciences $74 Million IPO 

  • Atlassian - $531 Million IPO 

  • Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals sale to Bristol-Myers Squibb 

  • Cidara Completes Initial Public Offering  

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  • University of San Diego School of Law
    JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2013

  • University of California, Irvine
    BA, Political Science, minor in Accounting
    cum laude, 2008

Admissions & Credentials



  • State Bar of California