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Chambers USA 2021

Benjamin A. Potter

Silicon Valley
  • 140 Scott Drive
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • USA
 
 

Ben Potter advises private and public companies, venture capital, and private equity firms, as well as investment banks involved in the technology, life sciences, and other growth industries. He serves as Global Chair of the Technology Industry Group and Global Vice Chair of the Emerging Companies Practice.

Mr. Potter provides clients timely hands-on support and leverages access to the full resources of the firm’s global platform. He draws on considerable legal insight and complementary prior experience at IBM Global Services and two education startup companies in New York City.

Mr. Potter provides clients with company representation on a full range of matters and transactions, including:

  • Public and private financing transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Formation issues
  • Employment matters
  • Equity incentives
  • Securities law compliance
  • License agreements
  • Corporate governance matters

Mr. Potter’s representative clients include:

Technology
  • Alpine Roads
  • Area 1 Security
  • Aspiration
  • Bright Cellars
  • Bright Machines
  • Canva
  • Convex Labs
  • dbt Labs
  • Discord
  • Dolls Kill
  • Duolingo
  • Evernote
  • Expensify
  • GoFor
  • Headspace
  • Impossible Foods
  • Joby Aviation
  • Light
  • Memebox
  • Memphis Meats
  • Moonwalk
  • Mosaic
  • Nozomi Networks
  • Optimus Ride
  • Ouster
  • Owlet
  • Playtika
  • Puzzle
  • Quaestor
  • Skillz
  • Sleeper
  • Solvvy
  • Synack
  • Turvo
  • Upside Foods (f/k/a Memphis Meats)
Life Sciences and Medical Devices
  • 3T Biosciences
  • 4D Molecular Therapeutics
  • Afferent Pharmaceuticals
  • Antiva BioSciences
  • Coherus BioSciences
  • Corium
  • Crossover Health
  • Curai
  • Curasen Therapeutics
  • Genascence
  • Ideaya
  • Imago BioSciences
  • Innocoll
  • Moment Biosciences
  • Pendulum Therapeutics
  • Pionyr
  • PROCEPT BioRobotics
  • Tizona Therapeutics
  • Trishula Therapeutics
Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • 8VC
  • a16z
  • Base10
  • BuildersVC
  • Coatue
  • Eclipse
  • EnergizeVC
  • General Catalyst
  • Gurnet Point Capital
  • KKR
  • Lightspeed
  • Meritech Capital Partners
  • Pantera
  • Paradigm
  • Sequoia
  • Softbank
 
 
 
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