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Pillsbury Pillsbury Pillsbury
Pillsbury
San Francisco
Four Embarcadero Center
22nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111-5998
Tel. +1.415.983.6117
Fax. +1.415.983.1200
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Practices / Industries
Admissions
State of California
Education
LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1998
J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 1997
magna cum laude
B.A., University of California, Davis, 1994

Professionals

Justin D. Hovey

Justin D. Hovey
Partner

Justin Hovey is a partner in the law firm's Corporate & Securities practice and is located in the San Francisco office. He focuses on startup formation, venture and seed financings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate and securities matters.

Mr. Hovey's practice includes advising entrepreneurs and start-up companies, venture capital and seed financings, mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings as well as counseling public companies in securities and compliance matters. Mr. Hovey’s startup practice focuses primarily on companies in the gaming, social media, online advertising and entertainment space.

Representative Matters
Representative Mergers and Acquisitions Experience
  • Counsel to Grow Mobile in its acquisition by Perion Network.
  • Counsel to PLX Technology in its acquisition by Avago Technologies.
  • Counsel to CLARA in its acquisition by Jive Software.
  • Counsel to Confirmit in its acquisition of CustomerSat.
  • Counsel to Wild Needle in its acquisition by Zynga.
  • Counsel to Phantom EFX in its acquisition by WMS Gaming.
  • Counsel to CareCounsel in its acquisition by Stanford Hospital and Clinics.
  • Counsel to Cord Blood Registry in its acquisition by GTCR.
  • Counsel to social gaming developer in its acquisition by international gaming company.
  • Counsel to Clearwater Paper Corporation in its acquisition of Cellu Tissue Holdings
  • Counsel to Atheros Communications in its acquisition by Qualcomm.
  • Counsel to a top international media and communications company in its acquisition of an online order fulfillment company.
  • Counsel to a top international media and communications company in its acquisition of an online pay-per-call advertising company.
  • Counsel to a top international media and communications company in its acquisition of a provider of cross-platform mobile application solutions.
  • Counsel to California Micro Devices in its acquisition by ON Semiconductor.
  • Counsel to Techwell in its acquisition by Intersil.
  • Counsel to LogicVision in its acquisition by Mentor Graphics.
  • Counsel to Centillium Communications in its acquisition by TranSwitch.
  • Counsel to WebEx Communications in its acquisition by Cisco.
  • Counsel to Marvell Technology Group in its acquisition of Intel Corporation’s communications and application processor business.
  • Counsel to a leading international energy company in two separate acquisitions of energy conservation services companies.
  • Counsel to a leading international energy company in its sale of a gasification technology business.
  • Counsel to a leading international energy company in its sale of a gasification power plant.
  • Counsel to Shamrock Capital Growth Fund in its investment in Modern Luxury Media, a magazine publishing company.

Representative Securities Offerings and Corporate Transactions
  • Counsel to Textron, Inc. in its tender offer for its $600 million of convertible notes.
  • Counsel to Clearwater Paper Corporation in its offering of $375 million of senior notes.
  • Counsel to Potlatch Corporation in its spin-off of Clearwater Paper Corporation.
  • Counsel to Clearwater Paper Corporation in its offering of $150 million of senior notes.
  • Counsel to Potlatch Corporation in its offering of $150 million of senior notes.
  • Counsel to Potlatch Corporation in its conversion to a real estate investment trust.
  • Counsel to Genomic Health in its initial public offering.
  • Counsel to LogicVision in its initial public offering.

Representative Emerging Growth Clients
  • Iddiction
  • Mastermind Studios
  • Idle Games
  • mNectar
  • Accellion
  • Signia Venture Partners
  • The Kive Company
  • Grow Mobile
  • The Orange Chef Company
  • Embee Mobile
  • Liftigniter
  • MadeSolid
  • TapSlots
  • Mytona
  • AirXP
  • Elysium Space
  • Hackbright Academy
Honors & Awards
  • Legal 500 US, Venture Capital and Emerging Companies (2014)
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