Alan Hambelton

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I love working with innovative companies that are defining the future of technology and medicine.

About Alan

Alan D. Hambelton heads Cooley’s Seattle corporate practice. Alan represents public and private companies in a wide range of matters, including corporate securities, public offerings, private financings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and general counseling.

Alan's public company clients have included:

  • Alder Biopharmaceuticals
  • Aquinox Pharmaceuticals
  • BluePhoenix Solutions
  • Getty Images
  • Seattle Genetics
  • zulily

His private company clients have included:

  • 1000 Markets (acquired by Bonanza)
  • Appature (acquired by IMS Health)
  • Aquantia
  • Blab
  • Cloudhopper (acquired by Twitter)
  • EndoGastric Solutions
  • EKOS (acquired by BTG)
  • Finsphere
  • GoTV (acquired by Phunware)
  • Hubspan (acquired by Liaison Technologies)
  • Incline Therapeutics (acquired by The Medicines Company)
  • Kineta
  • Korrio
  • LikeBright
  • Live Gamer
  • n2uitive
  • Pathology, Inc.
  • Sabrix (acquired by Thomson Reuters)
  • SideTour (acquired by Groupon)
  • Surgical Specialities Corporation
  • Zipwhip

He also represents or has represented ABS Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Foundry Group, Frazier Technology Ventures, Madrona Venture Group, Madron Venture Group and TPG Biotechnology.

Alan joined Cooley from Heller Ehrman. Prior to joining Heller Ehrman, he worked as a legal extern with the King County Prosecutor's Office in 2005.


University of Virginia School of Law
JD, 2007

University of Washington
BA, 2003, International Studies

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Washington State Bar Association