Joseph Z. Perkins

Joseph Z. Perkins,

a senior associate in Orrick's Silicon Valley office, is a member of the Technology Companies Group, which advises emerging companies and venture capital firms. Mr. Perkins focuses his practice 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 the following.

APTwater(Water treatment)
Bleacher Report(Sports media; acquired by Turner Broadcasting)
CubeTree (Enterprise collaboration; acquired by SuccessFactors)
DrivingSales(Automotive community social media)
Getaround(Car sharing community)
Instagram(Photo social media; acquired by Facebook)
Life360(Family connectivity and safety)
LS9 (BioFuel technology)
Orchestra - aka Mailbox (e-mail management; acquired by Dropbox)
Ooma(VoiP hardware)
Pinterest(Social Media)
PowerSet (Search; acquired by Microsoft)
Say Media - fka VideoEgg (Advertising)
UniversityNow (Online education)
Xobni Corporation (e-mail and contact managmeent; acquired by Yahoo)

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.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Technology Companies Group, 2) Mergers & Acquisitions and 3) Corporate
Law School J.D., Harvard Law School
Admitted Year 2007
Education B.A., summa cum laude, Japanese, University of Utah
Bar Member / Association State Bar of California
Most recent firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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