Shane Goudey

Partner

When it comes to forming venture capital funds, no other law firm can match the Cooley team.

+1 650 843 5331
sgoudey@cooley.com

Shane Goudey specializes in all aspects of the formation and operation of domestic and international investment funds, including, venture capital, private equity, fund-of-funds, secondary market, debt and a variety of other types of funds. He has represented sponsor organizations in the formation of over 150 fund programs, ranging from some of the most well known multi-billion dollar venture capital and leveraged buy-out funds to much smaller firms forming early-stage venture capital, angel, pledge and similar micro-funds with just several million dollars in committed capital. Shane also regularly works with and advises accelerator and incubator firms with respect to their organizational, operational and fund formation matters.

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No one knows VC like Cooley. What is really impressive to us is that, in addition to their level of expertise, their responsiveness is off the charts throughout the ranks. – Chambers USA
Education

  • University of Oregon School of Law
    JD, 1997

  • New York University School of Law
    LLM, Taxation
    1997

  • University of Wyoming
    BS, Political Science
    summa cum laude, 1992


Admissions & Credentials

California

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • The Bar Association of San Francisco

Contact

+1 650 843 5331 office
+1 650 849 7400 fax
sgoudey@cooley.com

3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1130