Andrew Albertson counsels public and private technology and life sciences companies. Andy’s practice focuses on providing strategic and practical counseling to high growth technology and life sciences companies, ranging from early startup teams to mature public companies, as well as many leading venture capital and private equity firms. Andy has extensive experience structuring, negotiating and executing a wide variety of corporate transactions including: seed and venture capital financings, growth equity/structured minority equity financings, debt financings, corporate reorganizations and recapitalizations, joint ventures, complex mergers and acquisitions, acqui-hires, presales and token generation events and other strategic transactions.
Andy was recognized as one of the top tech lawyers in the 2017 Greater Seattle Tech Ecosystem Report by the Innovate Leadership Network and the University of Washington Bothell. He has also been honored as a Rising Star in the area of M&A and Securities & Corporate Finance by Super Lawyer Magazine in 2016 and 2015 and is a regular speaker on corporate finance and strategic transactions.
Before joining Fenwick & West, Andy was an associate in the corporate group for Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe’s Seattle office.