LOS ANGELES, CA and PORTLAND, OR—Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Chris Grogan and Steve Davis have joined the firm’s Emerging Companies & Venture Capital (ECVC) practice as partners in Los Angeles and Portland respectively.
Chris has counseled startups and emerging companies from formation to exit and has advised investors in financing transactions to support companies in their growth process. As a general counsel and attorney, he has worked on equity financings and M&A transactions and has experience leading a legal team as a company increased its workforce, expanded its geographic footprint, diversified its product base, and scaled its revenue.
Steve advises early-stage startups and their investors, and also counsels public companies on securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions. He works with startups and entrepreneurs in several tech incubator and accelerator programs, including the Portland Incubator Experiment (PIE), the Portland Seed Fund, and the Portland State University Business Accelerator.