BECKI DeGRAW

Partner
Corporate

EXPERIENCE:

Becki DeGraw practices corporate and securities law in the San Francisco/SOMA office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where she serves as outside general counsel and advises technology and growth companies at all stages of development. She works closely with entrepreneurs to guide them through initial company formation issues, day-to-day corporate governance matters, financing transactions, and liquidity events. She also represents buyers, sellers, and investors in M&A transactions.

Becki has extensive experience and spends much of her time counseling investors of all sizes, ranging from family offices and traditional venture funds to private equity and corporate strategic investment arms. As a result, she has full coverage of the marketplace, from seed stage through growth equity. In addition, Becki has spearheaded WSGR's specialized investor-focused team in this practice area.

SELECT TRANSACTIONS:

Select company representations include:

  • ClassDojo in its $35 million Series C financing
  • CollectiveHealth in its $80 million Series D financing
  • Datacoral in its Series A financing
  • Discord in its $24 million Series D and $50 million Series E financings
  • Divvy in its Series A financing
  • Hi Marley in its $10 million Series A financing
  • iControl Networks in its Series B, Series C, and Series D financings
  • Le Tote in its $15 million Series B and $35 million Series C financings
  • Lyft in its Series E, Series F, Series G, Series H, and Series I financings
  • Matternet in its Series A financing
  • UJET in its Series Seed, Seed-2, A, and B financings
  • Vectra Networks in its Series D financing

Select investor representations include:

  • 500 Startups in various investments and exits
  • BMW iVentures in its investments in May Mobility and Xometry
  • Chan Zuckerberg Initiative in its investment in Handshake
  • Alphabet in its $375 million investment in Mulberry Health (aka Oscar Health)
  • Google in its spinout of Malta
  • Gradient Ventures in its investments in Test.ai and Wise Systems
  • GV in its investments in CTRL Labs, Farmers Business Network and Foghorn Therapeutics
  • Index Ventures in its investments in Bird, Brightback, CTRL Labs, Eero, GOAT, Good Eggs, Grailed, Kong, Krue, Pay with Privacy, Pilot.com, Portofino Labs, Scale Labs, Scoop Technologies, Slite, Teatime, Tekion, and Ubiquity6
  • Institutional Venture Partners in its $21 million investment in Humu
  • Kleiner Perkins in its investments in Cell Design Labs and Hollar
  • Morgan Stanley in its investments in Voices, Smartypants, and AtScale
  • Sequoia Capital Scouts in various investments and exits
  • Square in its $25 million investment in Eventbrite
  • Temasek in its $25 million investment in Pear Therapeutics
EDUCATION:
  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2005
  • B.B.A., Finance, University of Texas at Austin, 2001
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of New York