Jon Christopher Avina

Jon’s practice focuses on corporate, securities, governance and related matters for technologycompanies.

Over the past 20 years, Jon has represented a variety of private and public companies on generalcorporate and transactional matters valued in the billions of dollars, including venture capital financings,public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. His clients include companies in the enterprise software,
networking, internet, health and wellness, and energy and clean technology industries.

Jon spends a considerable amount of time helping late-stage private companies prepare for their IPO.

This includes scaling their corporate governance infrastructure, formulating the key metrics for measuring operational performance and advising on dual-class common stock capitalization structures.

Prior to joining Cooley, Jon was a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Corporate Finance, 2) Corporate Law & Governance, 3) Entrepreneurial Services, 4) Mergers & Acquisitions and 5) Venture Capital
Law School Stanford Law School, (J.D.,1997)
Admitted Year 1996
Education Harvard University (B.A.,1994)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Cooley LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/jon-avina-62082521/
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