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Gerald G. Chacon Jr

Gerald G. Chacon Jr

also known as Jerry Chacon

Practice areas:

Fund Services, Partnership, Tax

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About Me

* Highly Experienced Private Equity Fund Attorney in the Silicon Valley Office of Goodwin Procter LLP with nearly a decade of experience advising top-tier venture capitalists in the formation and operation of their investment funds and back office entities.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Fund Services: 50%
  2. Tax: 25%
  3. Partnership: 25%



Hourly ($675-700/hour)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

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    I've had the opportunity to work with Jerry Chacon on many projects over the last decade. His work is outstanding, as is his dedication to client service.


    Jonathan Axelrad Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Goodwin Procter LLP

135 Commonwealth Drive
Menlo Park, CA, 94025




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Peer Review RatingN/A2007
Certified Tax SpecialistN/A2007
AV Peer Review RatingN/A2006
AV Peer Review RatingN/A2005
Certified Tax SpecialistN/A2002
Certified Tax SpecialistN/A1997

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGoodwin Procter2007 - Present
Of CounselWilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati1999 - 2007
AssociateRosenblum, Parish and Isaacs1995 - 1999
AssociateHopkins & Carley1991 - 1994


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Santa Clara County Bar Association -- Tax SectionChairman1997 - 1998
Golden Gate UniversityAdjunct Lecturer1996 - 2002
California State Bar Association -- Young Tax Lawyers SectionChairman1992 - 1993
American Bar Association, Taxation SectionMember1991 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Limited Liability Partnerships, Formation, Operation and Taxation; Wiley Law PublicationsConverting Accounting and Law Firms to Limited Liability Partnerships: Legal, Tax and Practical Considerations1997
Limited Liability Companies: Formation, Operation and Conversion; Aspen Law and BusinessConverting Partnerships and Corporations to Limited Liability Companies: Legal, Tax and Practical Considerations1993


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1995
University of California at Davis School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Stanford UniversityPetroleum EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Tax Practices for Venture Capital and Private Equity FirmsChairman2002
Tax Practices for Venture Capital and Private Equity FirmsChairman2001