Joseph Z. Perkins, Managing Associate, Orrick

Joseph Perkins

Joseph Perkins


Joseph Z. Perkins, a corporate associate in Orrick‘s Silicon Valley office, is a member of the Emerging Companies Group, which advises emerging companies and venture capital firms.  Mr. Perkins’s practice focuses on providing private venture financing and merger and acquisition services to Internet, high tech, and clean technology companies.

Some of Mr. Perkins’s current and former clients include:

  • Bleacher Report (funded by Hillsven Capital, SoftTech VC, and others)
  • Calista Technologies (acquired by Microsoft)
  • CubeTree (acquired by SuccessFactors)
  • Flourish Network (a 501.c.3 corporation)
  • Flurry, Inc. (funded by Draper Fisher Jurvetson and InterWest)
  • Greenplum (funded by Meritech, Sierra, Mission and others)
  • Handmark (company-side acquisitions)
  • LS9 (funded by Flagship Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners)
  • MIOX (funded by Sierra, DCM and others)
  • MyShape (funded by DFJ and others)
  • PowerSet (acquired by Microsoft)
  • Xobni Corporation (funded by Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital, Baseline Ventures, Blackberry Fund and Cisco)
  • VideoEgg (funded by August Capital and others)
  • Voxify (funded by Palomar Ventures, El Dorado Ventures and Sigma Partners)

Prior to receiving his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, Mr. Perkins spent four years as an officer of a company that provides language and travel services to Japanese travelers.

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