Amanda Rose advises life sciences and technology companies with respect to corporate finance, SEC reporting and governance matters. Amanda has represented issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of public and private financing transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on and secondary offerings, at-the-market offerings, PIPEs and preferred stock and debt financings. She also advises late-stage private companies with respect to general corporate governance and liquidity preparation and public companies on corporate and securities law compliance and disclosure matters, including corporate governance best practices, Exchange Act reporting obligations and stock exchange requirements. Chambers USA ranks Amanda as a top capital markets lawyer, with clients saying, "Amanda stands out as an exceptional young attorney with great judgment, poise, 24/7 availability and extreme attention to detail."

Amanda’s recent capital market transactions have included:

  • Castlight Health’s strategic investment from SAP
  • Facebook’s $18B initial public offering
  • LendingClub’s $1B initial public offering
  • Symantec’s $1B senior notes offering
  • Chegg’s initial public offering
  • Tableau Software’s $292M initial public offering (represented the underwriters)
  • Vocera Communication’s $139M follow-on offering
  • Model N’s $120M initial public offering
  • Cascadian Therapeutics’ $94M concurrent common stock and preferred stock offerings
  • Audentes Therapeutics’ $82M initial public offering
  • Audentes Therapeutics’ $75.4M follow-on offering
  • Obalon Therapeutics’ $75M initial public offering
  • Trupanion’s $71.3M initial public offering
  • OncoGenex Pharmaceutical’s $50M follow-on offering and $25M at-the-market offering
  • Cascadian Therapeutics’ $50M ATM
  • Sierra Oncology’s $42.75M follow-on offering
  • Sierra Oncology’s $26.3M follow-on offering
  • Meru Networks’ $12M shelf offering
  • Cascadian Therapeutics’ $10M registered direct offering
  • OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals’ merge with Achieve Life Science

Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Amanda was an associate at an AMLaw 100 law firm.

While in law school, Amanda was associate editor for the Seattle University Law Review.

Education & Admissions

J.D., Seattle University School of Law, 2009
magna cum laude

B.A., Political Science and Communication
University of Washington, 2006
cum laude

Admitted to practice in Washington


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