JON C. AVINA

Partner
Corporate

EXPERIENCE:

Jon Avina is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he practices corporate and securities law. He has assisted a variety of private and public companies on general corporate and transactional matters valued in the billions of dollars, including venture capital financings, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. Aside from his corporate clients, Jon has represented numerous venture capital and investment banking firms.

SELECT CLIENTS:
  • AppDynamics
  • Box
  • FireEye
  • GoodData
  • Good Technology
  • Instacart
  • MapR Technologies
  • MINDBODY
  • MuleSoft
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • Splunk
  • Sunrun
SELECT TRANSACTIONS:
  • Sunrun's initial public offering
  • MINDBODY's initial public offering
  • Box's initial public offering
  • FireEye's initial public offering and subsequent follow-on offering
  • Palo Alto Network's initial public offering and subsequent follow-on offering
  • Splunk's initial public offering and subsequent follow-on offering
  • LinkedIn's initial public offering and subsequent follow-on offering
  • Fortinet's initial public offering
  • Aruba Networks' initial public offering
  • Google's initial public offering and subsequent follow-on offerings
  • Google's transferable stock option program
EDUCATION:
  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 1997
    Member, Stanford Law Review
  • B.A., History, Harvard University, 1994
    Magna Cum Laude, Highest Honors
SELECT PUBLICATIONS:
  • IPO Guide, Merrill Corporation, Eighth Edition, 2016
  • IPO Guide, Merrill Corporation, Seventh Edition, 2010
  • IPO Guide, Merrill Corporation, Sixth Edition, 2006
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of California