Parker Reed is an associate in Goodwin’s Business Law Department and a member of the Technology group. Mr. Reed is also an active participant in the firm's Cannabis practice and the Southern California Local Council Leader for the Pride@Goodwin initiative. He joined Goodwin in 2020.

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Mr. Reed’s representation of companies spans the entire corporate life-cycle, including pre-incorporation planning and other formation matters, general corporate representation and counseling, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, SEC reporting and compliance, corporate governance and public company representation.

Venture Financings

  • Represents numerous private companies in early stage seed stage through late stage venture capital financings.
  • Representative private company clients include: Coalition, Fermented Sciences, Halter USA, MainVest, Phaidra, Productiv, Raw Garden, Scopely,, Very Good Security and Voltron Data.
  • Has represented numerous venture capital firms in early stage seed financings through late stage growth equity financings. Such firms include Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz,  Canaan Partners, Craft Ventures, Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, Promus Ventures, True Ventures, Uncork Capital and Village Global.

Venture Debt/Corporate Financings

  • Represents numerous private companies in venture debt financings with venture debt lenders (e.g. Silicon Valley Bank)
  • Represented national real estate investment and development firm in cumulative financings of over $600 million*
  • Represented international corporation in $550 million acquisition financing*
  • Represented numerous private companies in leveraged acquisition and buyout financings, senior secured and unsecured financings, recapitalizations, subscription facilities, asset-based loan facilities, capital call facilities, first lien and second lien financings, and other subordinated financings.
  • Represented leading national private equity firms in cumulative financings totaling approximately $1 billion+

General Corporate

  • Serve as outside general counsel to startup technology and other emerging companies, providing strategic counsel on issues ranging from long-term growth planning to short-term issues that arise on a day-to-day basis
  • Conduct research on complex issues and provide easy to understand guidance with specific actionable recommendations for clients
  • Incorporate startup companies including drafting full suite of corporate governance documents, standard form third-party agreements, etc.
  • Draft, review and revise third-party agreements (commercial contracts, employment agreements, vendor contracts, NDAs, SERP agreements, letters of credit, lease agreements, etc.)
  • Prepare and file regulatory applications, SEC filings, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with securities laws and other financial rules and regulations

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Represented Elevate Sports Ventures in its acquisition of Infinite Scale Design Group, LLC
  • Represented Voltron Data, Inc. in its acquisition of BlazingSQL
  • Represented Voltron Data, Inc. in its acquisition of Ursa Computing, Inc.
  • Represented financial institution in asset sale*
  • Represented financial institution in acquisition of community bank*

Capital Markets

  • Represented underwriter in debt equity financing*
  • Represented financial institution in shelf takedown financing*
  • Represented financial institution in IPO and simultaneous acquisition*

*Denotes experience prior to Goodwin.

Professional Activities

Mr. Reed is a member of the LA LGBT Bar Association and the LA Bar Association (Barristers Section).

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J.D., 2017
UCLA School of Law
B.A., 2014
Texas A&M University



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