G. E. "Pete" Marshall

Shareholder and Founder

Pete has been working with business and technology clients in Silicon Valley for over 25 years, with an emphasis on representing early stage technology and Internet companies.

Pete advises clients on general business and corporate matters, and has extensive experience representing clients in "start up" formation, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing and related securities matters, technology licensing, SaaS and hosting agreements, domestic and international joint-ventures and strategic partnerships, product development, product sales and distribution, and intellectual property matters.

Pete Marshall received his A.B. cum laude from UC Berkeley, and his J.D. cum laude from UC Hastings College of the Law. He was an editor of the Hastings Law Journal, a judicial extern to the Hon. Malcolm Lucas, California Supreme Court, and a member of the Thurston Society.

Significant recent engagements include:

Representing premium video content syndication platform in its Series B financing.

Represented the buyers in a management spin-out of a software and SaaS business unit from a publicly-traded company. Transaction value $20M.

Represented a personal financial services and lending platform in its formation, and $3M convertible debt financing.

Represented data-driven premium content company in its acquisition by a global marketing agency. Transaction value in excess of $25M.

Represented Internet advertising and video syndication platform in its acquisition by a digital media and entertainment company. Transaction value in excess of $30M.

Represented database software vendor in its acquisition by Fortune 500 software company. Transaction value $40M.

Representing premium video content syndication platform in its formation and financing.

Represented personal financial services platform in its formation and financing.

Representing internet video technology company in its acquisition by a publicly traded media company. Transaction value in excess of $35M.

Representing mobile device ASP in private label application service provider agreement with Canadian cable and telecommunications company.

Representing database management software provider in license and service agreements with Facebook, Alcatel, Sony and Samsung.

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