About Us

Counsel to great startups and investors

From incorporation to exit, Perkins Coie is committed to helping our clients build great companies. With a reputable practice that spans the U.S. and China, our Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Group represent clients in a variety of fast-moving industry sectors, including among others, life sciences, Internet, software, digital media, retail, telecommunications and cleantech. We have handled thousands of venture financings over the years and have significant experience handling a variety of private debt and equity financing transactions for both emerging company and venture capital clients.

Our work goes beyond financing transactional work. We are well-versed in all VC related matters, so our clients regularly look to us for strategic, mission-critical guidance related to corporate governance for newly formed startups, IP protection and enforcement for cutting edge technologies, strategic partnering transactions, crisis management, and government relations and policy, to name a few. And with one of the nation’s largest and most active technology-oriented business practices, we have unmatched experience in handling complex corporate finance, intellectual property, technology transfer and other business issues.

We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about your business and legal needs and invite you to contact us anytime to discuss how the Perkins Coie Emerging Companies Group can help you build a great company.