Silicon Legal Welcomes Former WilmerHale Associate John Koerper

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Silicon Legal Strategy today announced that associate John Koerper has joined the firm in its San Francisco office.

John Koerper is an associate at Silicon Legal Strategy. John advises early stage and emerging growth companies and venture capitalist funds on a broad range of matters including venture capital and debt financing, formation issues, equity and debt financings, corporate governance matters, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining SLS, John was an associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, where he was a member of the corporate practice group.

John received his law degree from Cornell Law School and his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University.

“Throughout my dealings with the Silicon Legal team, I’ve been consistently impressed with both the commitment and passion the firm shows toward providing top-notch service to its clients and the firm’s focus on continuously adapting to better serve the needs of those clients,” said John. “I’m excited to be working with such a talented group of individuals and to be part of the SLS team.”

“John caught our eye when he was across the table from us on deals,” said Andre Gharakhanian, Partner at Silicon Legal. “His ultra-responsiveness and understanding of the client align with our high-touch service model. Silicon Legal yet again attracts top tier talent, and we are excited to have another remarkable hire in 2022.”

About Silicon Legal Strategy
Silicon Legal Strategy is the premier boutique law firm providing targeted, bottom-line-oriented advice to technology startups, innovative entrepreneurs and seasoned investors. Trained at the top firms in Silicon Valley, our attorneys and staff are incredibly passionate about technology and have extensive experience representing early stage companies and investors. We are a known quantity in Silicon Valley, and work with or sit across the table from every major law firm in the area. Perhaps most importantly, we ourselves are entrepreneurs. We truly understand the challenges of a startup — like building and motivating a team, creating repeatable processes to ensure continued customer satisfaction at scale and dealing with infrastructure issues. We face these challenges every day — and as a result, are able to deliver more relevant, bottom-line-oriented advice. Put simply, we actually “get” what entrepreneurs are going through.

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