Gary Marshall

Gary Marshall

Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Key Contact: Emerging and High Growth Companies

Contact Information

gmarshall@osler.com

tel: 416.862.6471

Office

Toronto

Bar Admission

Ontario, 2019
California, 2011

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, M.B.A.
  • Stanford University, B.A.

Language(s)

English

Gary Marshall represents emerging growth companies at all stages, as well as the venture capital firms, strategic investors and investment banks that finance those companies. In addition to providing strategic counseling, he advises entrepreneurs and investors on corporate formation, equity incentives, convertible note and preferred share financings, securities law compliance, corporate governance, public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. He represents private and public companies, primarily in the software, technology, cleantech, life sciences, consumer product, and digital media and entertainment sectors.

Prior to joining Osler, Gary worked at a Silicon Valley-based legal advisor to emerging growth companies and venture capital investors, and at a London-based venture capital and private equity investment firm.

While at Stanford University, Gary was a member of the United States National Swimming Team and was the United States National Champion in the 200 meter breaststroke and NCAA Champion in the 100 yard breaststroke.

  • SureBright

    SureBright in its $3.2 million pre-seed round

  • Shopify

    Shopify in its $100 million strategic investment in Klaviyo

  • ChiselStrike

    ChiselStrike in its $7 million seed funding round

  • Nudge Corporation

    Nudge in its acquisition by Axonify

  • ChargeLab

    ChargeLab in its $19.3 million Series A financing round

  • Tailscale

    Tailscale in its US$100 million Series B financing round

  • Sheertex

    Sheertex in its $101 million Series C financing round

  • FutureFit AI

    FutureFit AI in its C$5.7 million financing round

  • Disco

    Disco in its US$15 million Series A financing round

  • Validere

    Validere in its US$43 million Series B financing round

  • iNovia Capital

    iNovia Capital in connection with RouteThis’ $25 million Series A financing round

  • ODAIA

    ODAIA in its US$13.8 million Series A financing round

  • QED Investors

    QED Investors in connection with Shakepay’s US$35 million Series A financing round

  • Tiger Global

    Tiger Global in 1Password’s US$620 million Series C financing round

  • Lux Capital

    Lux Capital in Nomic Bio’s US$17 million Series A financing round

  • iNovia Capital

    iNovia as lead investor in Spare Labs’ $18 million Series A financing round

  • EnPowered

    EnPowered in its $12 million Seed financing

  • Cota Capital

    Cota Capital in Owl Labs’ $30 million Series B financing round

  • Format

    Format in its acquisition by Zenfolio

  • Carfin

    Carfin in StellarAlgo’s $16.5 million Series A financing round

  • Fellow

    Fellow in its US$24 million Series A financing round

  • Radical Ventures

    Radical Ventures in Crossing Minds’ US$10 million Series A financing round

  • ResQ

    ResQ in its US$39 million Series A financing

  • Bain Capital Ventures

    Bain Capital Ventures in AutoLeap’s US$18 million Series A financing round

  • Inovia Capital

    Inovia Capital in Rewind’s US$65 million financing round

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  • State Bar of California

Previous Speaking Engagements

Corporate Law in The Venture / Tech Context
Queen's University Faculty of Law
Panelist, February 2020

Startup Law
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Speaker, November 2015; November 2016; April 2018

Entrepreneurial Finance
University of Southern California Marshall School of Business
Guest Instructor, February 26, 2018

Startup Law
SoFi Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
Speaker, August 2016; June 2017

Board Basics
UCLA Office of Intellectual Property
Speaker, August 24, 2016

Securities Act Exemptions/Private Placements
Cooley LLP
Speaker, July 6, 2016

Patents and Startups: Is the Patent System Working?
UCLA Department of Economics
Speaker, May 16, 2013