Joseph Perkins


Silicon Valley

Joseph Z. Perkins, a partner in Orrick's Silicon Valley office, is a member of the Technology Companies Group, which advises emerging companies and venture capital firms.

Joseph focuses his practice on providing private venture financing and merger and acquisition services to Internet, high tech, and clean technology companies in the United States and Japan.

Prior to receiving his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, Joseph spent four years as an officer of a company that provides language and travel services to Japanese travelers.

  • Some of Joseph's current and former clients include the following.

    • Bleacher Report (Sports media; acquired by Turner Broadcasting)
    • DrivingSales (Automotive community social media)
    • FOVE (Virtual reality headset)
    • Getaround (Car sharing community)
    • Instagram (Photo social media; acquired by Facebook)
    • Life360 (Family connectivity and safety)
    • Notional Finance (Fixed rate lending on Ethereum)
    • Orchestra - aka Mailbox (e-mail management; acquired by Dropbox)
    • Ooma (VoiP hardware)
    • OpenSea (First peer-to-peer open marketplace for any non-fungible asset)
    • Pinterest (Social Media)
    • Say Media - fka VideoEgg (Advertising)
    • Social Finance (Social lending)
    • Trustlab (Blockchain technology)
    • UniversityNow (Online education)
    • WHILL (Personal mobility device maker)
    • Xobni Corporation (Personal productivity; acquired by Yahoo)
    • ZeroEx (Information Technology for ethereum, smart contracts, blockchain)