Calise Cheng


Every day I get to work with incredibly inspirational people at some of the most innovative companies in the world. I couldn't ask for more.

Calise practices corporate and securities law, representing companies at all stages of their life cycle, from startups to large public companies. She also represents venture capital firms and other institutional investors. Her practice covers a broad range of general corporate and transactional matters, including venture-backed private financings, initial public offerings and other securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and public company disclosure matters.

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  • Allbirds – $348.3 Million IPO 

  • Freshworks – $1.13 Billion IPO 

  • Checkr Hits $4.6 Billion Valuation With Series E Round 

  • Zoom to Acquire Five9 for $14.7 Billion 

  • Coupang – $4.55 Billion IPO 

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  • University of Minnesota Law School
    JD, Magna Cum Laude
    Managing Editor, Minnesota Journal of International Law (2005-06), 2006

  • University of California, Berkeley
    BA, Interdisciplinary Studies

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