An-Yen Hu is a partner in the firm’s Technology Companies and Capital Markets practices, where he specializes in all areas of corporate and securities laws. In 2018, Mr. Hu was recognized by The Daily Journal as one of its “Top 40 Under 40” attorneys in the state of California. Mr. Hu currently serves on the Pro Bono Committee of the firm and is the Hiring Partner for the firm’s Silicon Valley office. He joined Goodwin in 2011.

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Mr. Hu’s representation of companies spans the entire corporate life cycle, including pre-incorporation planning, general corporate representation and counseling, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, corporate governance, SEC compliance and public company representation. Mr. Hu also works with venture capitalists, including Charles River Ventures, Benchmark, Lightspeed, Khosla and Y Combinator, in private stock offerings as well as banks in securities transactions.

In addition to representing issuers and venture capitalists in venture capital financings, Mr. Hu’s transactional experience includes representing:

  • Health Catalyst in its $209 million initial public offering;
  • The underwriters, including J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse and Jefferies, in the $2.6 billion initial public offering of Lyft Inc.; 
  • Eventbrite in its $265 million initial public offering;
  • The underwriters, including Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan, in the $3.9 billion initial public offering of Snap Inc.;
  • Zendesk in its $575 million 144A offering;
  • Sale of Avere Systems to Microsoft;
  • Sale of TextRecruit to iCIMS;
  • Atlassian in its $462 million initial public offering and $1 billion 144A offering;
  • NetSuite in its $200 million acquisition of Bronto Software and $310 million 144A offering;
  • Opower in its $116 million initial public offering;
  • Guidewire in its $389 million and $260 million follow-on offerings;
  • the underwriters, including Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan, in the $201 million initial public offering of Box;
  • the underwriters, including J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank Securities, in the $117 million initial public offering and $200 million 144A offering of Trulia;
  • the underwriters, including Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse, in the $79 million initial public offering and follow-on offering of Marketo;
  • Atlassian in various acquisitions;
  • in various acquisitions; and
  • UserTesting in various acquisitions
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Hu was an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto.

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J.D., 2007
University of Southern California
B.A., 2004
Pomona College



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