Sally Wong is a corporate associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Wong represents startups, public and private companies, and venture capital and private equity investors across a broad range of industries, with a focus on technology, software, and consumer products.

Ms. Wong draws on extensive transactional experience to guide founders, management, and investors with commercial, business-oriented advice. As a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Emerging Companies Practices, Ms. Wong’s experience includes domestic and cross-border:

  • Public and private mergers and acquisitions
  • Controlling and minority investments
  • Venture capital financings
  • Corporate governance matters

Ms. Wong maintains an active pro bono practice, representing under-resourced entrepreneurs in partnership with Start Small Think Big. Ms. Wong also currently leads the San Francisco Asian & Middle Eastern Lawyers Group.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Wong worked as a corporate and technology associate in Toronto at a leading Canadian law firm. She also co-founded an e-commerce platform and gift card fulfilment tool at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, raising over US$65,000 to support local businesses.

Ms. Wong’s experience includes advising:

  • CooperCompanies in its acquisition of Cook Medical’s Reproductive Health business
  • ClearMetal Inc. in its sale to project44, Inc.
  • Skillz Inc. in its acquisition of Aarki Inc.
  • Bright Machines Inc. in its US$1.6 billion SPAC merger
  • SoftBank in various investments
  • Hasbro, Inc. in its all-cash C$5.3B acquisition of Entertainment One Ltd.*
  • Canaccord Genuity Corp. and a syndicate of underwriters in connection with Docebo Inc.’s initial public offering*
  • Geotab Inc. in its acquisition of BSM Technologies Inc.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • Ontario

Education

  • JD, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2017
  • BAS, McGill University, 2014

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Chinese (Cantonese)

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