John Sellers

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I represent emerging companies and their investors at all stages, from new startup to world class public companies. I’m passionate about being part of disruptive new technologies.

Experience

Hadrian Automation Announces $117 Million Series B

February 21, 2024

Cooley advised Hadrian Automation – a company building highly automated factories to accelerate the entire advanced manufacturing sector and bring the future forward faster – on its $117 million Series B financing. Lawyers Peter Werner, Zander Olsson, Carl Min and Erin Wright led the Cooley team advising Hadrian.

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Peter H. Werner
Partner in Charge – San Francisco, San Francisco
Zander Olsson
Associate, San Francisco
Carl Min
Associate, San Francisco
Erin Wright
Associate, San Francisco
Kevin King
Partner, Washington, DC
John Sellers
Partner, Palo Alto
Annie Froehlich
Partner, Washington, DC
Shannon MacMichael
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Kelly McCormick
Associate, San Francisco

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Elroy Air Announces Nearly $50 Million in New Funding

February 8, 2024

Cooley advised Elroy Air, a company developing industry-first autonomous aircraft systems and cutting-edge software, revolutionizing the world of express shipping, on raising nearly $50 million in new funding.

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Josh Seidenfeld
Partner, Palo Alto
Daniel Y. Lee
Associate, Palo Alto
Kevin King
Partner, Washington, DC
John Sellers
Partner, Palo Alto
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Dillon Martinson
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Lukhan Baloch
Associate, Palo Alto
Nick Perez
Associate, Washington, DC
Reza Safai
Associate, Palo Alto

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COUR Pharmaceuticals Secures $105 Million Series A

January 30, 2024

Cooley advised COUR Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of first-in-class disease-modifying therapies designed to induce antigen-specific tolerance for immune-mediated diseases, on the close of its $105 million Series A financing.

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Winston Gu
Partner, Chicago
Marc Recht
Partner, Boston
Christina T. Roupas
Partner in Charge – Chicago, Chicago
Yvan-Claude Pierre
Partner, New York
Joyce Kim
Associate, Chicago
Grant L. Page
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Andrew Mettry
Associate, Chicago
Jeffrey J. Tolin
Partner, New York
Blake Martell
Partner, San Francisco
John Sellers
Partner, Palo Alto
Alan W. Tamarelli
Partner, New York
Bin Wang
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Annie Froehlich
Partner, Washington, DC
Erica Russell
Associate, San Francisco
Calvin Lee
Associate, New York
Andrew Bae
Associate, Washington, DC
Zack Gong
Associate, Shanghai
Miriam Petrillo
Partner, Chicago

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Cellares Announces $255 Million Series C

August 25, 2023

Cooley advised Cellares, the first integrated development and manufacturing organization dedicated to clinical and industrial-scale cell therapy manufacturing, on its $255 million financing.

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Josh Seidenfeld
Partner, Palo Alto
William Beom Hong
Associate, Palo Alto
John T. Stellini
Associate, Palo Alto
Kristina Krasnikova
Associate, Palo Alto
Narmada Murugan
Associate, Palo Alto
Sharon Connaughton
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado
Dillon Martinson
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Tania Soris
Associate, New York
John Sellers
Partner, Palo Alto

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Ramp Announces $300 Million Series D

August 22, 2023

Cooley advised Ramp, a finance automation platform, on its $300 million Series D financing.

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Sepideh Mousakhani
Partner, Palo Alto
Noel Ripberger-Scheick
Associate, Palo Alto
Monica Rosenkranz
Associate, Palo Alto
Alla Kagan
Paralegal Specialist, San Diego
John Sellers
Partner, Palo Alto
Adam Fleisher
Partner, Washington, DC
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado

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Northern California Super Lawyer: Business Law


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involving sales of company clients to Google, Apple, IBM, Intel, Qualcomm, Boston Scientific, Stryker and Spectranetics