Jodie M. Bourdet

Jodie M. Bourdet is a partner in the Cooley Business department and is resident in the San Francisco office. Ms. Bourdet joined the Firm in 1994 and has been a partner since 2000.

Ms. Bourdet's specialty is corporate and securities law. Her practice is devoted to the representation of technology, life sciences and other high-growth companies, and the investment banks and venture capital funds that support them. Ms. Bourdet regularly assists clients with public offerings, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions and strategic relationship transactions. In addition, she often advises clients on corporate governance matters, SEC and stock exchange reporting and compliance, executive hiring and employee equity incentive programs. Ms. Bourdet works with clients of all sizes, ranging from small startups to successful public companies. She has been named as one of Northern California's "Super Lawyers," most recently in 2012.

Ms. Bourdet received a JD from the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall) in 1992. She received a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1989.

Ms. Bourdet is a member of the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association.

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Areas of Practice 1) Medical Devices, 2) Software, 3) Emerging Companies, 4) Life Sciences, 5) Mergers & Acquisitions, 6) Capital Markets, 7) Public Companies, 8) Venture Capital Financings, 9) India and 10) Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions
Law School The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 1992
Education University of California, Los Angeles, B.S.E.E., 1989
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Cooley LLP
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