Joshua (Josh) Kaplan is a corporate partner in the London and New York offices of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where his practice focuses on U.S. expansion and serving companies at all stages of their life cycle, with an emphasis on clients in the financial technology and financial services sectors.
Sean Semmler is the lead U.S. Expansion Counsel at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, where he advises start-ups, scale-ups, and other high-growth companies from all over the world throughout their U.S. lifecycle, including their U.S. launch, expansion, fundraising, partnerships, M&A, and IPO. Sean has advised hundreds of clients on a range of issues, including entity formation, EIN applications, regulatory compliance, and ongoing corporate governance.
Jose Campos is a partner in Wilson Sonsini’s London office, where he focuses on advising U.S. and European technology start-ups and scale-ups through all stages of their U.S. life cycle, including incorporation, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic transactions. He also supports investors that invest in technology companies. He is well-versed in assisting non-U.S. technology companies with their U.S. expansion plans and “flipping” into U.S. holding companies. Jose’s broad and varied experience gives him unique insight into advising technology companies on their growth and expansion plans.
Richard Goold is a partner in the London office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he supports public and private technology, life sciences, and emerging growth companies through all stages of their growth. He is a trusted business and legal advisor to companies that undertake transformative events—primarily venture/growth/private equity financings, acquisitions, and M&A/IPO exits.
Michael Labriola is a partner based in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's London office, where he counsels public and private technology, life sciences, and emerging growth companies through all stages of their growth. Michael has a particular focus on supporting companies that undertake transformative events, such as growth financings, IPOs, acquisitions, and exit sales. He counsels clients in matters ranging from formation and early-stage venture financing to listings of publicly traded securities on U.S. and foreign exchanges to seasoned public offerings and private and public company acquisitions. He also has considerable experience in counseling publicly held companies on disclosure matters, SEC compliance, NASDAQ and NYSE listing matters, and other securities laws issues. In addition, Michael frequently represents investment banks, venture capital funds, and private equity firms in a broad range of investment transactions.
Martin Luff is a dual-qualified partner in the London office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he is a member of the firm’s employment practice. Martin focuses on UK, US, and international labor and employment law, and has extensive experience counseling clients in all aspects of the employment relationship. He supports clients on day-to-day UK human resources and personnel issues, including employment and consulting agreements, international employee transfers and expatriate arrangements, disciplinary and performance issues, senior executive terminations, and employment disputes. He also advises on employment matters related to domestic and cross-border business transactions. Additionally, Martin provides counsel on non-competition and non-solicitation covenants, redundancies and group layoffs, employment issues arising from US federal government contracts, record retention policies, and international data privacy and transfer laws.
Victor Nilsson is a partner in Wilson Sonsini’s corporate group, where he works with public and private technology and life sciences companies through all stages of their growth, as well as with investment banks and venture capital and private equity firms.
Catherine Riley Tzipori is a partner in the New York office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where she specializes in corporate and securities transactions with a focus on the technology, life sciences, and healthcare sectors. Catherine has experience representing public and private companies in financings, mergers and acquisitions, securities and debt offerings, complex business formations, and other strategic transactions. She also has experience representing leading investment banks and corporate issuers in connection with public offerings. In addition, Catherine has counseled privately and publicly held companies on general corporate governance and disclosure matters.
Craig represents companies, venture capital firms, and investment banks in private placements and public offerings. He also has M&A, technology licensing, and domestic and international joint venture experience.