Michelle Wright Knoop

Michelle Wright Knoop

Michelle Wright Knoop

Michelle Knoop, an associate in Goodwin's Technology & Life Sciences Group, specializes in all areas of corporate and securities laws, with a primary focus on advising emerging-growth technology companies. Ms. Knoop joined Goodwin in 2014.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Knoop served as a law clerk for the Honorable Carlos Bea of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Areas of Practice




Ms. Knoop’s representation of companies spans the entire corporate life-cycle, including pre-incorporation planning, general corporate representation and counseling, venture capital financings, public offerings, corporate governance, public company representation and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Knoop also works with venture capitalists in private stock offerings.

Representative Matters

Venture Financings

  • Numerous private companies and venture capital firms in over $1 billion worth of venture capital and strategic financings.
  • Private company representation includes companies such as Amplitude, Lob.com, and Rainforest QA.
  • Venture capital representation includes Andreessen Horowitz, Bain Capital, Greylock Partners, Mayfield, Ribbit Capital, and Sequoia Capital.

Capital Markets

  • The underwriters in the initial public offering of Snap Inc.
  • Amplify Snack Brands in its initial public offering and follow-on public offering
  • The underwriters in the initial public offering and follow-on public offering of Talend, Inc.
  • The underwriters in the initial public offering of Penumbra, Inc. 

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Amplify Snack Brands in its acquisition of U.K. snack maker Tyrrells


While attending law school, Ms. Knoop was the senior lead articles editor on the Missouri Law Review.

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J.D., 2013
University of Missouri School of Law
(summa cum laude, Order of the Coif)
B.S.B.A., 2013
University of Missouri
(summa cum laude)



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