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Eric Doherty

Partner

My passion and expertise lies in assisting entrepreneurs and investors in forming venture capital funds, special purpose investment vehicles, accelerators and incubators.

edoherty@cooley.com

Eric Doherty’s practice focuses on all aspects of the formation, operation and ongoing maintenance of private investment funds, including venture capital, microcap, private equity, fund-of-funds, secondary market and other investment advisory businesses in the United States and internationally. He has represented many of the nation's leading accelerators, incubators and studios in forming hybrid corporate and investment fund structures.

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Experience

  • Bonfire Ventures Raises $231 Million for Two New Funds 

  • Amplify Partners Announces Two New Funds Totaling $700 Million 

  • Collaborative Fund + Sesame Ventures Launch VC Fund 

  • Math Venture Partners: Closes Debut $28 Million Fund 

Passions

    Travel

    Craft beer

    Music


Eric is an excellent and smart lawyer who has a great temperament, wit, ease and confidence about him. – Chambers USA
Education

  • University of Michigan Law School
    JD, 2002

  • Macalester College
    BA, History
    magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1995


Admissions & Credentials

California

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    The Legal 500: Investment Fund Formation and Management – Private Equity Funds