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John Thomas III

Associate
thomas.john@dorsey.com

Overview

John works with a wide range of businesses to provide practical advice on financings, M&A transactions and general corporate matters.
As an associate in Dorsey’s corporate practice group, John works with clients across a number of industries on equity financings, M&A transactions, securities issues, commercial agreements and corporate governance matters.

Education & Admissions

Golden Gate University School of Law (J.D., 2013), Dean’s Merit Full Tuition Scholarship

Admissions

  • California
  • Washington

Experience

  • Represented a software company in multiple rounds of financings including $40 million in SAFEs, a $32 million Series B and a $75 million Series D.
  • Represented the lead investor in a $115 million dollar Series C preferred stock financing for biopharmaceutical company focused on CRISPR technology.
  • Represented the lead investor in a $80 million dollar Series D preferred stock financing for biotechnology company focused on cancer immunotherapies.
  • Represented the lead investor in a $100 million dollar Series C preferred stock financing for enterprise digital surgery software company.
  • Represented a hemp technology company in a $30 million Series B preferred stock financing.
  • Represented an organic food brand in a $30 million Series C preferred stock financing.
  • Represented a brain-machine interface company in an $8 million Series Seed preferred stock financing.
  • Represented a software company in its $33 million sale to a UK private equity firm.
  • Represented a veterinary franchise in its $26 million sale to a private equity firm.
  • Represented a software company in its $11.5 million strategic acquisition of a European software company.

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Development & Infrastructure
  • Emerging Companies
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Private Equity
  • Technology