Caine Moss, a partner in Goodwin's Technology Companies Group, is Business Law Department Leader of the firm’s Silicon Valley office. He has significant experience working with software, telecommunications, Internet, and financial services companies through all stages of their growth. In addition, he has broad transactional expertise, particularly in the areas of venture capital, public and private mergers and acquisitions, and representation of issuers and underwriters in public equity offerings. He is a key contributor to Goodwin’s Founders Workbench, an online resource for start-ups, emerging companies and the entrepreneurial community. Mr. Moss has been recognized as a national leader in the tech space by The Legal 500 U.S.

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Mr. Moss has represented companies and investors in over one hundred M&A transactions, including:

  • Gliimpse, a health-technology company, in its sale to Apple
  • Trunk Club, a men’s online clothing retailer, in its $350 million sale to Nordstrom
  • Klout, a social media influence scoring company, in its sale to Lithium Technologies
  • A consortium of venture investors, which included Greycroft Partners and Upfront Ventures, in connection with Maker Studios’ $500 million sale to The Walt Disney Company
  • CyOptics, an optical electronics manufacturer, in its $400 million sale to Avago Technologies
  • 41st Parameter, a global fraud detection and prevention company, in its $324 million sale to Experian
  • EdgeSpring, a data analytics company, in its sale to
  • Taiwanese software developer SpringSoft in its acquisition by Synopsys, Inc. for over $400 million

Mr. Moss’ current representative company clients include Abra, Ayla Networks, Bowers & Wilkins, Bucketfeet, CircleUp, Clique Media Group, Eva Automation, Gigster, Highfive, KIXEYE, Marqeta, MasterClass, Motif Investing, Parsable, Quad Analytix, RocketLawyer, thredUP, Trusona, VolkScience and WePay.

Mr. Moss’ current representative venture capital clients include Canaan Partners,, Franklin Templeton, GGV, Greycroft Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Thiel Capital, Thayer Ventures, Thomvest Seed Capital, Universal Music Group and U.S. Venture Partners.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Moss was a corporate and securities partner in the Silicon Valley office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.


Mr. Moss was recognized as a national leader by The Legal 500 United States for his work on mergers, acquisitions and buyouts for venture capital and emerging companies, and previously, the Daily Journal named Mr. Moss one of the "Top 20 Under 40" lawyers in California.

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J.D., 1996
Harvard Law School
B.A., 1993
Stanford University



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