John Robertson

Partner in Charge – Seattle

John Robertson represents clients in a wide range of transactions, including public offerings, M&A and venture capital financings, as well as general corporate matters. His practice focuses on the corporate representation of technology and other high growth companies, both public and private.

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  • Zulily Sells to Liberty Interactive for $2.4 Billion 

  • Zulily $253 Million Initial Public Offering 

  • Accolade – $254 Million IPO 

  • Molecular Partners – $64 Million IPO 

  • Accolade – $288 Million Convertible Notes Offering 

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  • University of Virginia School of Law
    JD, 1994

  • Duke University
    BA, History and Economics
    magna cum laude, 1990

  • Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies

Admissions & Credentials



  • Washington State Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    The Best Lawyers in America: Corporate Law (2009-2012, 2015, 2019)

    Chambers USA: Corporate/M&A (Washington) (2022)

    Washington Law & Politics: Best Corporate Lawyers in the State of Washington

    Legal 500 US: M&A/Corporate and Commercial – Venture Capital and Emerging Companies (2015)