Bill Galliani

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Thayer Ventures Acquisition Corp. Completes Merger With Inspirato

February 19, 2022

Cooley advised Thayer Ventures Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company affiliated with Thayer Ventures, on its completed business combination with innovative luxury travel subscription brand Inspirato. Lawyers Daniel Peale, John McKenna, Milson Yu, Michelle Peleg, Shawn Fateh, Jonathan Camello, Brian Kloeblen and Angel Nwachukwu led the Cooley team advising Thayer Ventures.

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Daniel Peale
Partner, Washington, DC
John McKenna
Partner, Palo Alto
Milson Yu
Partner, Palo Alto
Michelle Peleg
Associate, San Francisco
Eileen Marshall
Partner, Washington, DC
Todd Gluth
Partner, San Diego
TJ Graham
Partner, Palo Alto
David Walsh
Partner, Reston
John Paul Oleksiuk
Partner, New York
Sarah Lightdale
Partner, New York
Scott Dailard
Partner, San Diego
John Lavoie
Partner in Charge – Reston, Reston
Gerard O'Shea
Partner, New York
Darren DeStefano
Partner, Reston
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Mark Windfeld-Hansen
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Francis Wheeler
Partner, Colorado
Bill Galliani
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Brett White
Of Counsel, Palo Alto
Peter Crain
Special Counsel, Reston
Dillon Martinson
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Timothy Shapiro
Partner, Palo Alto
Chris Chynoweth
Associate, New York
Mary Maher Lewis
Special Counsel, Reston
Tommi McCarthy
Associate, New York
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Frank Bozzi
Associate, New York
Edward Sniezek
Associate, Reston
Rubin Waranch
Associate, Washington, DC
Sam Meiklejohn
Associate, London
Andrew Epstein
Special Counsel, Seattle
Alla Kagan
Paralegal Specialist, San Diego
Drue Anne Koons
Paralegal Specialist, San Diego
Patricia Myers
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado
Jon Turk
Senior Paralegal, Washington, DC

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Absolute Software Agrees to Acquire NetMotion Software

May 12, 2021

Cooley advised Absolute Software, a leader in endpoint resilience solutions, on its agreement to acquire NetMotion Software, a provider of connectivity and security solutions. Partner Ray LaSoya led the Cooley team advising Absolute Software.

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Patrick Pang
Associate, New York
Chelsea André
Associate, Colorado
Chris Chynoweth
Associate, New York
Milson Yu
Partner, Palo Alto
TJ Graham
Partner, Palo Alto
Kevin Rivers
Associate, Palo Alto
Alexandra Leavy
Associate, New York
Jeff Goldman
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Amis Pan
Associate, Palo Alto
Jason Savich
Partner, San Francisco
Mor Agam
Associate, New York
Wendy Brenner
Partner, Palo Alto
Cristina DeBiase
Associate, Boston
Bill Galliani
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Stephanie Gentile
Partner, New York
Kevin King
Partner, Washington, DC
John McKenna
Partner, Palo Alto
Ajay Athavale
Associate, San Francisco
Stacey A. Bradford
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Sharon Connaughton
Special Counsel, Washington, DC

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OpsGenie Sells to Atlassian

February 11, 2020

Cooley advised OpsGenie, a developer of an alerting and on-call management technology, on it's agreement to sell to Atlassian for an undisclosed amount. Special Counsel Eric Dixon led the Cooley team.

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Alfred Browne
Partner, Boston
Kevin King
Partner, Washington, DC
William Corcoran
Of Counsel, Boston
Charles Haley
Partner, Palo Alto
Bill Galliani
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Heather Harrington
Special Counsel, Boston
Shannon MacMichael
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Paula Fleckenstein
Associate, Reston
Kimberly Nguyen
Special Counsel, Reston
Stephanie Gentile
Partner, New York

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Semiconductor Developer Aquantia Closes $71 Million IPO

November 2, 2017

Cooley advised fabless semiconductor developer Aquantia on its $70.6 million initial public offering of 7,840,700 shares of common stock, including the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares.

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Babak (Bo) Yaghmaie
Partner, New York
Josh Kaufman
Partner, New York
Danielle Gershowitz
Partner, New York
Aaron Pomeroy
Partner, Colorado
Bill Galliani
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Eamonn Gardner
Partner, Colorado
Mark Windfeld-Hansen
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Kevin King
Partner, Washington, DC
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Amanda Pacheco
Associate, Palo Alto
Francis Wheeler
Partner, Colorado
Jason Minio
Paralegal Specialist, Boston
Jill Simon
Senior Paralegal, New York

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SeatGeek Raises $57 Million and Acquires TopTix

April 18, 2017

Cooley advised SeatGeek on its $57 million Series D financing round and concurrent acquisition of Israeli-based ticketing software company TopTix for $56 million.

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Stephane Levy
Partner, New York
Charles Haley
Partner, Palo Alto
Bill Galliani
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Howard Morse
Partner, Washington, DC
Adam Chase
Partner, Washington, DC
Aaron Pomeroy
Partner, Colorado
Stephanie Gentile
Partner, New York
Colm Murphy
Partner, London
Aaron Archer
Partner, London
Harry Calkin
Associate, London

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Rankings & accolades

Best Lawyers in America: Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Law and Technology Law

Best Lawyers in America: Patent Lawyer of the Year (2013, 2022)

Daily Journal: 25 Leading Patent Portfolio Managers (2009)

Memberships & affiliations

American Bar Association