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Gary Marshall

Gary Marshall

Senior Associate, 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 digtal 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.

  • Napier Park Global Capital

    Napier Park Global Capital in its additional $7.9 million financing of 7shifts

  • ODAIA

    ODAIA in its $1.6 million Seed round financing

  • Radical Ventures

    Radical Ventures in RoadBotics’ US$7.5 million Series A financing

  • Sensibill Inc & Radical Ventures

    Sensibill in its $41 million Series B capital raise

  • Sweet Reason Beverage Corp.

    Sweet Reason Beverage Corp. in its USD$2.5 million capital raise

  • BenchSci

    BenchSci in its investment by Google’s Gradient Ventures

    • Wave Financial in its $537 million proposed acquisition by H&R Block.
    • Generation Ventures in its $3.3 million investment in Synapse. 
    • Untether AI in its US$13 million Series A financing round.
    • CryptoNumerics in its $3.3 million Seed financing round.
    • Wave in its acquisition of Every Inc.
    • Napier Park’s US$10 million investment in 7shifts.
    • Validere Technologies Inc. in its $7 million Seed financing round.
    • Chefs Plate in its acquisition by HelloFresh.
    • United Masters in its Series A financing of $70 million let by Alphabet Holdings and Andreessen Horowitz.
    • Atom Tickets in its Series C financing of $60 million led by Fidelity Investments, Lionsgate, Disney and Twentieth Century Fox.
    • Sweetgreen in its Series G financing of $35 million led by T. Rowe Price and Revolution Growth.
    • Within Unlimited in its Series B financing of $40 million led by Andreessen Horowitz, Temasek and Emerson Collective.
    • The Honest Company in its Series D financing of $100 million led by Fidelity Management & Research Company and Glade Brook Capital Partners.
    • Gamevice in its Series A financing of $12.5 million led by TransLink Capital and California Technology Ventures.
    • Matic Insurance Services in its Series A financing of $7 million led by Nationwide, Mr. Cooper, National General Insurance, and Anthemis.
    • QMerit in its preferred stock financing of $11.75 million led by Strandview Capital, Schneider Electric, and Innogy Ventures.
    • Hologam in its Series B financing of $4.8 million led by Drive Capital and Bullpen Capital.
    • DEARHealth in is financing led by Kairos Ventures.
    • Crosscut Ventures in connection with various private financing transactions.
    • Casa Verde Capital in connection with various private financing transactions.
    • March Capital Partners in connection with various private financing transactions.
    • B Capital in connection with various private financing transactions.
    • Marlin Equity Partners in its equity investment in My Fit Foods and in its participation in the merger and equity financing of LogicBlox and Predictix.
    • SolarCity in its $106 million initial public offering and $215 million follow-on offering.
    • SolarCity in its $120 million acquisition of Paramount Enery Solutions.
    • Summit Microelectronics in its acquisition by Qualcomm.
    • OpenHouse Realty in its acquisition by In-House Realty.
    • Yoi Corporation in its acquisition by HighGround.
    • Melon in its acquisition by DAQRI, LLC.
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  • State Bar of California

Previous Speaking Engagements

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