John Sellers

Partner

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

jsellers@cooley.com

John Sellers focuses on representing emerging growth companies and the venture capital firms that invest in them. His practice includes company formations, venture capital financings, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnership and licensing transactions, and day-to-day corporate counseling.

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Experience

  • Ethos Valuation Climbs to $2.7 Billion With New Capital Raise 

  • Ecommerce Startup Fabric Raises $100 Million Series B 

  • Neo4j Valuation Climbs to $2 Billion+ With Series F Round 

  • Ethos Hits $2 Billion Valuation With Series D Round 

  • Orca Bio Raises $192 Million Series D to Transform Allogenic Cell Therapy 

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Education

  • University of Chicago Law School
    JD, with honors, 1994

  • Stanford University
    AB, with honors and distinction, 1988


Admissions & Credentials

California

Rankings & Accolades

    Northern California Super Lawyer: Business Law


M&A Transactions 

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