JEFF LARETTO

Associate
Corporate

EXPERIENCE:

Jeff Laretto is a member of the firm's corporate practice and is based in the New York office. He focuses on representing high-growth technology companies at all stages of development that are primarily located in and around New York City.

Jeff has advised more than 60 start-ups in connection with incorporation and organizational matters; angel, seed, and venture capital financings; venture debt transactions; strategic investments; commercial agreements; acquisitions; employment matters; general corporate governance; and sale transactions. He also periodically advises venture capital funds in connection with equity investments and private equity funds with respect to acquisitions.

Prior to practicing law, Jeff was a software engineer and consultant for numerous technology companies and focused on developing enterprise-scale mobility solutions for the HVAC and field-service industries.

SELECT CLIENTS:
  • Blade
  • Casper Sleep
  • Cheddar
  • Digital Ocean
  • Freshplanet
  • Jackpocket
  • Jump Ramp Games
  • Mack Weldon
  • Meetup
  • Movable Ink
  • Moven
  • Moving Technologies
  • Pager
  • Poppin
  • Quartzy
  • Relationship Science
  • Rigetti Quantum Computing
SELECT REPRESENTATIONS:
  • Casper Sleep in its $55 million Series B round of financing led by IVP
  • Digital Ocean in its $83 million Series B round of financing led by Access Capital
  • TapCommerce in its sale to Twitter
  • Emptoris in its sale to IBM
  • Carrick Capital in its acquisition of Procura
  • Marlin Equity in its asset purchase of three divisions of Compuware
  • TIBCO Software in its acquisition of both Streambase Systems and Extended Results
  • TiVo in its acquisition of TRA
EDUCATION:
  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 2008
    Order of the Coif, Cum Laude
  • B.S., University of California, Irvine, 2003
    Summa Cum Laude
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of New York

Contact Information

1301 Avenue of the Americas
40th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Phone | 212-497-7783
Fax | 212-999-5899

Email | Jeff Larettojlaretto@wsgr.com


Areas of Expertise

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