John W. Gregory

Attorney

John is an attorney in the firm’s Corporate Finance & Business Transactions practice group.  His broad experience representing emerging and established companies from formation through exit helps him deliver timely, actionable, and practical legal advice to his clients.  John regularly counsels companies on formation and organizational matters, debt, equity, and real estate financing, employment and contractor matters, commercial agreements, founder transition matters, and merger and acquisition transactions.

Introduction

John is an attorney in the firm’s Corporate Finance & Business Transactions practice group.  His broad experience representing emerging and established companies from formation through exit helps him deliver timely, actionable, and practical legal advice to his clients.  John regularly counsels companies on formation and organizational matters, debt, equity, and real estate financing, employment and contractor matters, commercial agreements, founder transition matters, and merger and acquisition transactions.

Experience & Results

  • Represented mobile advertising company in its sale to a strategic buyer
  • Represented local health care company in its Series D and Series D-1 preferred stock financings
  • Represented mobile storage company in numerous rounds of convertible note financings and initial preferred stock financing
  • Represented local chocolate company in its Series C financing
  • Represented patent prosecution software company in their Series Seed and Seed-1 preferred stock financings
  • Represented wave technology company in their Series 3 preferred stock financing
  • Represented data analytics software company in their Series A preferred stock investment from strategic investor
  • Represented mobile game company in multiple rounds of convertible note financings
  • Drafted and negotiated enterprise software license for cloud-based software licensor
  • Drafted and negotiated marketing partner agreement for cloud-based software licensor
  • Negotiated cloud-based software license agreement with large local municipality
  • Drafted and negotiated foundational software license from large local university
  • Advised data analytics company on employee service provider equity incentives
  • Closed asset sale of mobile medical device company
  • Represented real estate developer in equity financing for property acquisition and development

Education

  • Gonzaga University (B.A., 1999)
  • Willamette University College of Law (J.D., 2006)
    • Member, Moot Court Board
    • Editor, Willamette Law Online
  • University of Washington School of Law (LL.M., Intellectual Property Law & Policy, 2011)
    • Outstanding Student Award

Admissions

  • Washington
  • US District Court, Western District of Washington
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Washington

Publications/Speaking Engagements

  • "A Necessary Global Discussion for Improvements to U.S. Copyright Law on Music Sampling," 15 Gonz. J. Int’l L. 72 (2011)