Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli announced today the addition of Jason Putnam Gordon, who has joined the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Companies Practice in the San Francisco office.
Gordon, who will be located at the firm’s San Francisco office, brings with him a broad corporate and securities background, representing startups, emerging growth and middle-market companies in financings, mergers and acquisitions and technology transactions. He works with clients in a wide variety of industries, including virtual reality, augmented reality, video games, software, hardware, food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, life sciences and internet of things, assisting them with corporate divestitures, entity formation, joint ventures, strategic alliances, international contracts and other commercial transactions.
“We are pleased to have Jason join Polsinelli and our Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Companies team,” said Rick Jordan, co-chair of Polsinelli’s Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Companies Practice. “His significant experience working with high-tech companies makes him a wonderful addition to our California offices as we continue our expansion in that market.”
Polsinelli’s Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Companies Practice takes a multi-dimensional perspective on startup and mature business venture capital financing. Attorneys regularly counsel entrepreneurs and capital investors in connection with angel, seed, and later stage transactions involving venture capital. Attorneys in the practice work collaboratively with the Corporate, Tax, and Intellectual Property practices to assist venture capital funds, start-up organizations, and angel investors to create investor-business relationships that are mutually beneficial and allocate risk appropriately.
Prior to joining the firm, among other things, Gordon taught Business Law at the University of California at Berkeley’s extension program and was a Supervising Attorney with Startup Legal Garage at the Institute for Innovation at Hastings College of Law. Gordon received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law and his B.A. in Economics from Wake Forest University.
“I look forward to working with the outstanding group of lawyers at Polsinelli and joining their well-known team of attorneys in the Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Companies Practice,” said Gordon. “The firm’s focus on expanding their California footprint, combined with their well-established national presence, provides me with the perfect opportunity to best serve my clients in the technology industry and beyond.”
Polsinelli’s California presence consists of more than 70 attorneys across offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Silicon Valley. Representing prominent national and regional clients, Polsinelli’s San Francisco attorneys are focused primarily in intellectual property, corporate transactions and health care. Working closely with Polsinelli’s offices across the country, these San Francisco attorneys serve to expand the services and geographic reach the firm provides to clients in a thriving and critical region.
Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 850 attorneys in 22 offices. Ranked #30 for Client Service Excellence1 and #10 for best client relationships2 among 650 U.S. law firms, Polsinelli was also named among the top 30 best-known firms in the nation3. The firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, mid-market corporate, labor and employment, and business litigation.
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