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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
2475 HANOVER STREET
PALO ALTO, CA 94304-1114
United States
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United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > Venture capital and emerging companies

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP has an active emerging companies practice that is particularly busy on the company side. Issuer clients come from across a wide variety of sectors including fintech, big data and security, AI, autonomous vehicles, semiconductors and healthtech. The firm has a long track record for helping emerging companies to unicorn status and beyond. More recently it has made a push towards assisting businesses from underrepresented communities, and established the Black-Owned Startup Support Lab in late 2020, which has provided free advice to over 30 startups since its inception. The highly experienced Stanley Pierson leads the emerging growth and venture capital group from Silicon Valley. Other key members include Ronald Fleming, who leads the New York side of the practice, San Francisco-based M&A co-chair Justin Hovey, San Diego partner Christian Salaman, Silicon Valley’s Allison Leopold Tilley and Jorge del Calvo, and Steven Kaplan in Washington DC.