Emma Mann-Meginniss, an associate in Goodwin’s Technology group, specializes in the representation of emerging growth companies and venture capital firms. Her practice focuses on general corporate counseling, venture capital financings and mergers and acquisitions. She also represents venture capital funds and strategic investors in transactions from seed through growth stage.

Ms. Mann-Meginniss joined Goodwin in 2014 and is a member of the hiring committee.

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Ms. Mann-Meginniss represents leading venture capital firms as well as a wide range of technology and life sciences companies in the software/SaaS, hardware, digital media and internet industries. Her representation of companies spans the corporate lifecycle, including pre-incorporation planning, general corporate representation and counseling, venture capital financings, and mergers and acquisitions.

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Venture Capital Financings
  • Marqeta in its $260 million Series E financing led by Coatue Management
  • Slack Technologies in its $200 million Series F financing led by Dragoneer and General Atlantic
  • Trusona in its $20 million Series C financing led by Georgian Partners
  • VideoAmp in its $70 million Series D financing led by Raine Group
  • BitPay in its $30 million Series B financing led by Aquiline Capital Partners
  • Grammarly in its $110 million financing led by General Catalyst
  • Bexion Pharmaceuticals in its $25 million Series B financing
  • Circle Internet Services in its $56 million Series D financing led by Owl Rock Capital and NextEquity Partners
  • Kixeye in its $20 million financing led by Icon Ventures
  • HoneyBook in its $28 million Series C financing led by Citi Ventures
  • Nines, Inc. in its $16.5 million Series A financing led by Accel Partners and 8VC
  • VoiceOps in its $9 million Series A financing led by Bain Capital
  • Mirror Labs in its $8.8 million Series A financing led by Route66 Ventures
  • Accel Partners in the $16.5 million Series A financing of Blameless
  • Kleiner Perkins in the $9 million Series A financing of Modern Health
  • Thomvest Ventures in the $10 million Series A financing of RedMarlin
  • Cervin Ventures in the $45 million Series B financing of AI recruiting company AllyO (Sass Labs)
  • Represents venture capital firms including Accel Partners, August Capital, Bain Capital, BMW i Ventures, DCM, Kleiner Perkins, Mayfield, SignalFire, Thayer Ventures, Thomvest Ventures, True Ventures, Uncork Capital and Village Global.
Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Kixeye in its sale to Stillfront
  • Bonsai AI, Inc. in its sale to Microsoft Corporation
  • Luxer One in its sale to ASSA Abloy
  • Spektral in its sale to Apple
  • EVA Automation, Inc. in its acquisition of Bowers & Wilkins, Inc.
  • HoneyBook, Inc. in its sale of Wedding Spot, Inc. to Cvent
  • An investor syndicate in sale of Evident.io, Inc. to Palo Alto Networks
  • StrongView Systems in its merger with Selligent
  • Fabrily in its sale to Teespring, Inc.
  • Circle Internet Services in its acquisition of Distiller.io
  • Nexmo, Inc. in its sale to Vonage Holdings corp.
  • Quad Analytix (now Wiser Solutions) in its acquisition of Mobee
  • Quad Analytix (now Wiser Solutions) in its acquisition of Wise eCommerce
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Mann-Meginniss was an associate in the San Francisco office of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, where she focused on complex intellectual property and securities litigation. While attending law school, Ms. Mann-Meginniss served as an editor of the California Law Review

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J.D., 2012
University of California, Berkeley
B.A., 2008
Johns Hopkins University





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