Sebastian Bacon is an Associate in the Business Law Department at Goodwin. He joined the firm in 2021.





Mr. Bacon concentrates his legal practice in representing public and private clients in all stages of their corporate life cycle, including general public and private company representation and planning, capital markets transactions, corporate governance, venture capital financings, and mergers and acquisitions.

Representative Matters



Capital Markets
  • Public companies in numerous capital markets transactions, including de-SPAC transactions, IPOs, shelf registration statements, follow-on offerings, and PIPEs.*
  • Public companies in all areas of corporate law, including with respect to compliance such as annual and quarterly reports, Section 16, 8-K filings, and proxy statements.*
Venture Capital / Emerging Companies
  • Numerous private companies as outside counsel advising on topics such as entity formation, contract negotiation with employees, advisors and suppliers, and venture capital financings.*
  • Emerging companies in numerous venture capital financings, including a $55 million Series A financing and a $10 million Series B financing.*
  • Investors in venture capital financings.*
Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Publicly traded beverage company in its $26 million investment in a sports drink company.*
  • Publicly traded business development company in its $3.4 billion acquisition of another publicly traded business development company.*
  • Buyer in $18 million purchase of an oil change franchise.*
  • Buyer in $3 million purchase of a flower importing business.*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience
Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Bacon was an associate at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovksy and Popeo, P.C. in San Diego, where he primarily represented public company clients and advised them on compliance and general planning matters, as well as capital markets transactions. Prior to Mintz, Mr. Bacon was an associate at DLA Piper LLP in San Diego, where he primarily represented private company clients in all corporate matters including venture capital financings and mergers and acquisitions, and at Proskauer Rose LLP in Los Angeles, where he primarily advised clients on capital markets transactions and public company compliance.






University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Los Angeles
(magna cum laude)



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