Sherrie Quinn is an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department. She represents leading venture capital firms as well as a wide range of technology and life sciences companies in the software/SaaS, hardware, digital media, biotech and internet industries. Her representation of companies spans the corporate lifecycle, with a particular focus on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, financings, and other strategic transactions. She joined Goodwin in 2018.

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Ms. Quinn represents emerging and later-stage companies in the software, technology and life sciences industries throughout their corporate life cycle, including pre-incorporation planning, general corporate representation and counseling, venture capital financings, and mergers and acquisitions.

Representative Matters



Venture Fund Representation
  • Andreessen Horowitz / a16z
    • As lead investor in the Series B Preferred Stock financing of Labelbox, Inc.
  • Greylock Partners
    • As lead investor in the Series A Preferred Stock financing of Chronosphere, Inc. 
    • As lead investor in the Series B Preferred Stock financing of PayJoy, Inc.
    • As lead investor in Abnormal Security Corporation
    • In a wide variety of Series Seed investments
  • Coatue Management
    • As lead investor in the $210 million Series B Preferred Stock financing of OneTrust, Inc. valuing OneTrust at $2.7 billion
  • Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
    • As lead investor in the Series A Preferred Stock financing of Dust Identity, Inc.
    • In a wide variety of Scout Fund investments
  • Bond Capital
    • As co-lead investor in the $140 million Series C Preferred Stock financing of Relativity Space 
    • As lead investor in the $100 million Series D Preferred Stock financing of Hippo Analytics, Inc., valuing Hippo at $1 billion
  • Lightspeed Venture Partners
    • As co-lead investor in OverOps, Inc.
  • Menlo Ventures
    • As co-lead investor in OverOps, Inc.
  • Norwest Venture Partners
    •  In its $45 million growth equity investment in Vuori, Inc.
  • Tribe Capital
    • As co-lead investor in the $140 million Series C Preferred Stock financing of Relativity Space
  • Matters for Bain Capital Ventures, Accel Partners, BMW iVentures, White Owl Capital Partners, Catapult Ventures and Village Global
Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Vlocity, Inc. in its acquisition by Salesforce for $1.33 billion 
  • BEFORE Brands, Inc. in its acquisition option by Nestlé Health Science
  • CaseStack, Inc. in its acquisition by Hub Group, Inc. for $255 million
  • Qriously Inc. in its acquisition by Runtime Collective Limited dba Brandwatch, Inc.
  • A $14.5 million search fund acquisition
Company Representation
  • BEFORE Brands, Inc. in its equity investments from Nestlé Health Science and Gurnet Point Capital
  • Recurly, Inc. in its $19.5 million financing from F-Prime Capital, Polaris Partners, Greycroft, and Silicon Valley Bank
  • Pavilion Data Systems in its $25 million Series C financing from Taiwania Capital, RPS Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Artiman Ventures
  • Light Field Lab in its $28 million Series A financing from Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Taiwania Venture Capital, Khosla Ventures and Sherpa Ventures
  • Cleave Therapeutics in its Series B-2 financing from U.S. Venture Partners, OrbiMed Private Investments, 5AM Ventures and Celgene Corporation
  • Menlo Security in its $75 million Series D financing from JP Morgan Asset Management, General Catalyst, Sutter Hill Ventures and Osage University Partners
  • Arch Oncology, Inc. in its $50 million Series B financing from Lightchain, RiverVest Venture Partners, Roche Venture Fund and 3x5 Partners
  • NumberAI in its Series A financing by Costanoa Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Google’s AI-focused Gradient Ventures fund
  • Matters for Slack Technologies, Inc., Caliva, Padlet, Inc. and Veryable, Inc.
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Quinn was a legal and policy extern at Mozilla, legal intern at 500 Startups, and business development executive at Switchboard, an early-stage communications software development company.

While attending law school, Ms. Quinn served as a senior supervising editor for the Berkeley Business Law Journal and associate attorney in Berkeley Law’s New Business Practicum, where she advised emerging companies on wide-ranging corporate governance matters.

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J.D., 2018
University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
Business Law Certificate, 2018
University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
B.A., Philosophy, Sexual Diversity Studies, 2013
University of Toronto
(with high distinction)



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