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Gregory W. Heibel

Gregory W. Heibel

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Menlo Park, CA, USA


Greg Heibel, a partner in the Silicon Valley office, is a member of the Emerging Companies Group, which advises emerging and public technology companies, venture capital firms and other technology investors, as well as Orrick’s Energy Group.

Mr. Heibel’s practice includes the formation, financing and general corporate counseling of rapidly growing technology companies; the representation of venture capital firms and other investors in private and public offerings, as well as other complex transactions related to high growth companies.

Mr. Heibel has completed hundreds of financings, mergers, acquisitions and intellectual property transactions for clients in the networking, wireless, Internet, software, life sciences and consumer industries. Additionally, Mr. Heibel has represented numerous Nasdaq listed companies in their public offering, mergers and acquisitions and ongoing corporate governance needs, including Foundry Networks, Virage Networks, Adeza, Laserscope, Intellisync and Preview Systems.

Some of these clients include:

  • Argyle Data (funded by Acero Capital, ATA Ventures, Intel Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, SK Telecom Ventures, Vodafone)
  • Banyan Water (funded by Catamount Ventures, Cue Ball Capital, Centennial Ventures)
  • Bash Gaming (funded by Tandem Capital)
  • Biba (funded by Benchmark Capital, InterWest Partners, Trinity Ventures)
  • CubeTree (acquired by SuccessFactors)
  • EchoSign (acquired by Adobe Systems)
  • eduPath (funded by Mohr Davidow Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and TriplePoint Capital)
  • Facebook (funded by Accel Partners, Founders Fund, Microsoft and others)
  • Firetide (funded by Menlo Ventures, Coral Management and Mitsui)
  • Fractal Analytics (funded by TA Associates)
  • Handmark (acquired by Sprint)
  • HubPages (funded by Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Storm Ventures)
  • Life360 (funded by Bessemer Venture Partners, Fontinalis Partners)
  • MashLogic (acquired by Groupon)
  • MyTime (funded by Upfront Ventures)
  • QuickPay (funded by Fontinalis Partners)
  • Recurrent Energy (acquired by Sharp)
  • SideCar (funded by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Google Ventures, Union Square Ventures)
  • Sincerely (acquired by Provide Commerce)
  • Snapverse (funded by private investors)
  • Sqor (funded by private investors)
  • SoMetrics (acquired by American Express)
  • TidalScale (funded by Hummer Winblad Venture Partners)
  • UniversityNow (funded by Bertelsmann AG, University Ventures, Kapor Capital, Novak Biddle Venture Partners)
  • Verayo (funded by Khosla Ventures)
  • Voxify (funded by Palomar Ventures, El Dorado Ventures and Sigma Partners)
  • Zoosk (funded by Canaan Partners)

Mr. Heibel also was an Assistant Investment Manager for Genevest, a venture capital firm based in Geneva, Switzerland, where he participated in the first organizational meeting of the European Union World Wide Web Consortium. In addition, Mr. Heibel has worked with a number of venture capital backed technology companies in operational and advisory roles, including Intellimeter, eT Communications and Metering Technology Corporation.

Mr. Heibel also has represented numerous venture capital firms in their investment activities, including Canaan Partners, Lux Capital, Total Ventures, Sigma Capital, Maveron, Menlo Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Bessemer Venture Partners, VantagePoint Venture Partners and Grey Capital.

Mr. Heibel is a frequent member of the Practicing Law Institute faculty on venture capital and other early stage financing transactions.

Before joining Orrick, Mr. Heibel was an attorney with Venture Law Group.

Admitted In 

  • California

Practices

  • Emerging Companies

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Cornell Law School
  • M.B.A., Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Management
  • B.A., with honors and distinction in general scholarship, University of California, Berkeley

Memberships

  • State Bar of California
Gregory W. Heibel is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Positioning Your Company for Venture Capital Financing and Anatomy of a Venture Capital Deal - Venture Capital 2017: Nuts and Bolts, Thursday, June 29, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Positioning Your Company for Venture Capital Financing and Anatomy of a Venture Capital Deal - Positioning Your Company for Venture Capital Financing and Anatomy of a Venture Capital Deal, Thursday, June 29, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Positioning Your Company for Venture Capital Financing and Anatomy of a Venture Capital Deal - Positioning Your Company for Venture Capital Financing and Anatomy of a Venture Capital Deal, Thursday, June 29, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Positioning Your Company for Venture Capital Financing and Anatomy of a Venture Capital Deal - Positioning Your Company for Venture Capital Financing and Anatomy of a Venture Capital Deal, Thursday, June 29, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Venture Capital 2017: Nuts and Bolts, Friday, July 07, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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