San Francisco; Santa Monica; Silicon Valley
John Bautista, a member of
Orrick's Board of Directors and Technology Companies Group, leads Orrick's
international Technology Companies practice connecting Silicon Valley with
Europe and Asia.
John focuses his practice on advising
emerging companies and investors, and represents both public and private high-tech
companies in many areas, including corporate and securities law, venture
capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, public company
representation and technology licensing.
Financial Times recognized
John as one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Individuals of the Year in 2017,
calling him “one of the most influential lawyers in the technology ecosystem of
John is an advisor to Clerky.com, a company automating legal
work for early-stage companies, and Long-Term Stock Exchange, which is creating
a new stock exchange for public companies supporting long-term investors. He is
also recognized for his work with Y Combinator companies.
Prior to joining Orrick, John was a founding attorney of
Venture Law Group and served on the Executive Committee. John previously
practiced at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati.