Davis C. Doherty

Managing Associate

Silicon Valley, San Francisco

Davis Doherty advises startups and investors as part of Orrick's Technology Companies group, which focuses on representing high growth technology companies in venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance and securities matters.

Davis earned a Ph.D in mathematics and worked as a mathematics professor before becoming a lawyer. He worked in Orrick's Intellectual Property group prior to joining the Technology Companies Group.

He lives with his wife and son in San Francisco, California.

  • Past and Current Representations:

    • Apptimize -- Mobile app A/B testing
    • Bebestore -- Online baby products in Brazil
    • Bellhops -- On-demand moving assistance
    • Benchling -- Life science data management
    • Brainly -- Online homework assistance
    • Campus -- Residential communities
    • Docker -- Platform for building distributed applications
    • Rosa Labs -- Maker of Soylent meal replacement
    • Meteor Development Group -- Platform to simplify application building
    • OpenDoor Labs -- Simplified, fast home sales
    • Realm -- Programming language with embedded database
    • Tilt.com -- Group funding platform
    • Zenefits -- All-in-one HR SaaS dashboard