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  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A. (2008)
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D. (2011)


  • California

Jon O'Connell

San Francisco
Phone: +1 415.365.7435
3 Embarcadero Center
26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

Jon O'Connell is a partner in the Corporate Group and a resident in the firm's San Francisco office. He advises startup clients on matters related to corporate governance, venture capital financings, commercial transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. He also represents venture capital funds in equity financings.

Prior to joining the firm, Jon was an early employee and partner at a legal services and technology company providing startups with support to grow and scale their operations. He managed one of the most active venture capital financing teams in the industry having completed over 100 preferred stock equity financings. During his legal career at Am Law 100 firms, he has acted as outside general counsel for hundreds of startups in industries ranging from food tech to fintech.


Admitted to practice: California

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