RACHEL B. PROFFITT

Partner
Corporate

EXPERIENCE:

Rachel Proffitt is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where she practices corporate and securities law. Rachel co-founded WSGR's SOMA office in 2012, deepening the firm's commitment to the burgeoning community of emerging growth companies and the investors and advisors that support them. Rachel represents public and private clients, as well as venture capital and investment banking firms and other institutional investors, across a broad range of industries. Her practice focuses on general corporate and complex transactional matters, including venture capital transactions, public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions, and public-company disclosure and corporate governance.

SELECT CLIENTS:
  • Alivecor
  • Appetize
  • Bench Accounting
  • Cabify
  • The Climate Corporation (sold to Monsanto)
  • Comprehend Systems
  • Cornerstone OnDemand
  • Enjoy Technology
  • Flipboard
  • ForeScout
  • Ibotta
  • Index Ventures
  • InstaCart
  • Jelly Industries
  • keenwawa (eatsa)
  • Kenandy
  • Le Tote
  • Meraki (sold to Cisco)
  • Metamarkets
  • Metro Mile
  • Path (sold to Daum Kakao)
  • Rocket Fuel
  • Sequoia
  • Shopatron (sold to Vista Equity Partners)
  • Vectra
EDUCATION:
  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
    Member, Hastings International and Comparative Law Review; Member, Hastings Security Law Society
  • B.A., English, University of California, Los Angeles
    Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, University Honors Program
HONORS:
  • Recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the "Top 100 Women Lawyers in California" for 2015
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of California

Contact Information

139 Townsend Street
Suite 150
San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone | 415-471-3940
Fax | 866-974-7329

650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone | 650-493-9300
Fax | 650-493-6811

Email | Rachel Proffittrproffitt@wsgr.com


Areas of Expertise

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