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Craig Elliott Sherman

Craig Elliott Sherman

Practice areas:

Venture Capital, Corporate & Incorporation, Mergers & Acquisitions

Craig Sherman

About Me

Languages Spoken: French, Italian, Korean

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Venture Capital: 34%
  2. Mergers & Acquisitions: 33%
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 33%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Rodney Almeida Alves

    Craig is an outstanding attorney with practical and effective approach to legal matters. We have worked together in a number of transactions, and I enjoyed the opportunity. Knowledgeable and resourceful, sensitive to the business interests of the client, Craig helps the deal flow towards a successful closing. Look forward to working with Craig in many more deals.

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    Rodney Alves Venture Capital Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

701 Fifth Avenue Suite 5100
Seattle, WA, 98104

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199505/05/2015
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 199003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Named one of best venture capital attorneys on the West CoastChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business2007
Super LawyerN/A2006
Super LawyerN/A2005
Super LawyerN/A2004
Super LawyerN/A2003

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberWilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.2002 - Present
DirectorVenture Law Group1996 - 2002
AssociatePerkins Coie1995 - 1996
AssociateDavis Polk & Wardwell (New York and Paris)1989 - 1994

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
University of Washington Center for Innovation and EntrepreneurshipBoard Member2006 - Present
Northwest Entrepreneur NetworkBoard Member2006 - 2007
Daniel Pearl FoundationHonorary Board Member2002 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Entrepreneurs Report: Private Company Financing TrendsLiquidation Preferences: What They Really Do2008
The Entrepreneurs' Report: Private Company Financing TrendsNew Rules on Option Pricing for Private Companies2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Stanford UniversityInternational StudiesMA - Masters1985
Stanford UniversityInternational Relations / FrenchBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Paris)Political ScienceCertificat d'Etudes Politiques1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Essentials of VC FinancingVenture Capital Financing2008
Entrepreneur CollegeVenture Capital Term Sheets2008
Essentials of VC FinancingVenture Capital Financing2007
Entrepreneur CollegeVenture Capital Term Sheets2007
Essentials of VC FinancingVenture Capital Financing2006