Gary Marshall

Gary Marshall

Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.6471



Bar Admission

Ontario, 2019
California, 2011


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



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.

  • Cavelo Inc.

    iNovia Capital in Cavelo Inc.’s $5 million seed funding round

  • Daylight Automation

    Daylight Automation in its acquisition by Quadient

  • Vital Biosciences

    Vital Biosciences in its raising of around US$18 million in a Series A financing round

  • Cloud Imperium Group

    Cloud Imperium Group in its acquisition of Turbulent

  • Nav Technologies Inc.

    Nav Technologies Inc. in its acquisition of Nuula

  • iNovia Capital

    iNovia Capital in CommerceBear’s US$10.5 million funding round

  • Delphia

    Delphia in its acquisition of Fathom Privacy

  • BOXX Insurance

    BOXX Insurance in its acquisition of Templarbit

  • NorthOne

    NorthOne in its $92 million Series B financing

  • Sensibill

    Sensibill in its acquisition by Q2

  • Sweet Reason Beverage

    Sweet Reason in its acquisition by CANN

  • BOXX Insurance

    BOXX Insurance in its raising of US$10.1 million in Series A funding

  • 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 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

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The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: Recognized in Technology Transactions

  • 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

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