Thomas concentrates his practice on strategic and practical business counseling for technology and life sciences companies, as well as venture capital firms, in a wide variety of corporate transactions, including venture capital financings, debt financings, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate reorganizations.

Thomas has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by the Super Lawyers magazine and honored in Lawyers of Color’s inaugural Hot List Issue, recognizing early- to mid-career attorneys “excelling in the legal profession.”

  • Representative Venture Capital Financings
    • Airship in its $25M Series F and $8.3M Series E financings
    • CloudKnox in its most recent $12M financing
    • Common Room’s $53M financing
    • Devoted Health in its $300M Series B financing
    • DiCE Molecules $80M Series C financing
    • DISQO in its $13.5M Series A financing
    • Elysium Health in its $20M Series B financing
    • Figma in its $50M Series D financing
    • Future Research in its $24M Series B and $8.5M Series A financings
    • Invoca in its $56M financing
    • Ironclad in its $100M Series D, $50M Series C and $23M Series B financings
    • Menlo Ventures in various financings, including Homelight’s $40M Series B financing
    • Modern Animal it its $13.5M Series Seed financing
    • Molekule in its $58M Series C, $25M Series B and $10M Series A financings
    • Ontera Bio in its $24.5M Series A financing
    • RapidAPI in its $60M Series C financing
    • Remitly in its $85M Series F financing, $220M Series E, $115M Series D and $38.5M Series C financings
    • SEMA Translink in various financings (investor side)
    • ScoutRFP in its $33M Series C financing
    • Yapstone in its $71M Series C financing
  • Representative Mergers and Acquisitions
    • CommerceIQ in its sale of Retail Analytics Platform to Lowe’s
    • Cisco in multiple acquisitions, including its $5B acquisition of NDS Group, its acquisition of Cariden and its acquisition of ClearAccess
    • Concur in its $8.3B acquisition by SAP
    • Dropbox in its acquisition of Parastructure
    • Nexon in its acquisition of Big Huge Gamesand its strategic investment in Embark
    • Sonosite in its $995M acquisition by Fujifilm Holdings
  • Representative Initial Public Offerings and Capital Market Transactions
    • Fitbit in its $732M initial public offering, as well as its $493M follow-on public offering
    • Rocket Fuel in its $116M initial public offering, as well as its $305M follow-on public offering
    • Sonos in its $208.3M initial public offering
    • Tableau Software in its $375M and $500M follow-on offerings
    • Trupanion in its initial public offering
    • Workday in multiple convertible senior note offerings
    • Zillow in its $172M follow-on offering

Representative Clients

  • Airship
  • Bonfire Ventures
  • BRINC Drones
  • CloudKnox Security
  • CommerceIQ
  • Common Room
  • Devoted Health
  • DiCE Molecules
  • Figma
  • Future Research
  • Holloway
  • Invoca
  • Ironclad
  • Knowable
  • Menlo Ventures
  • Modern Animal
  • Molekule
  • Nexon
  • Nift Networks
  • NimbleRX
  • Rapid API
  • Remitly
  • Rock The Bells
  • Scout RFP
  • SEMA Translink
  • Sonos
  • Thunkable
  • Tophatter
  • Tubular Labs
  • UserLeap
  • Ventec Life Systems
  • VYRL
  • WorkOS
  • Yapstone

Education & Admissions

J.D., University of Washington School of Law

M.A., International Economics and Korea Studies
Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at John Hopkins University
U.S.-Korea Institute Fellowship

B.A., Political Science/International Relations
University of California, San Diego

Admitted to practice in California


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