Go West: Venture Financings and Expansion Projects in the United States
PartnerSan Francisco, Santa Monica, Silicon Valley
John Bautista is a member of Orrick's Board of Directors and Orrick's Technology Companies Group. He 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.
John is an advisor to Clerky.com, a company automating legal work for early-stage companies.
John is recognized for his work with Y Combinator in helping to create the SAFE (Simple Agreement For Equity).
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.
Representative M&A transactions include the following: