John Crandon Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
John Crandon

John Crandon

Finance / Corporate / M&A / Licensing / Joint Ventures / Fund Formation

San Francisco
California
Licensed in
CA, DC, NY
Stanford Law School

"John was great to work with and incredibly knowledgable about our particular industry!"

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About
John is a senior-level corporate, private equity and transactions attorney who serves as outside general counsel to many companies in the Bay Area.

A Stanford law grad, he's also an entrepreneur and raised over $80M in venture finance for early-stage companies in software and biotech.

Education:
JD - Stanford Law School (Fulbright Ayacucho Scholar)
Grad Fellow - Harvard Medical School
MSc in Molecular Biology - Oxford (Rhodes Scholar)
Dipl in Politics & Econonomics - Oxford
BA BS in Biochem/Econ- Stanford Unviversity
Surgeon General's Award for Service to Public Health
Published in multiple journals including
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5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
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out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"John was great to work with and incredibly knowledgable about our particular industry!"

Full Service Formation Services
Posted on Aug 13, 2014
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"John and his team were great. Professional, helpful and went out of their way to work through my aggressive timeline. Will definitely work with them again!"

Convertible Securities Review
Posted on Mar 24, 2014

Work History

Gibson Dunn

Senior Attorney

Jan 2002 - Jan 2009

Jan 2002 - Jan 2009

Appfluent

Cofounder / VP / Counsel

Jan 1999 - Jan 2003

Main memory database software company.
Acquired by Attunity (ATTU)

Jan 1999 - Jan 2003

The Boston Consulting Group

Strategy Consultant

Jan 1997 - Jan 2000

Jan 1997 - Jan 2000

Grassroots Enterprise

Cofounder / VP / Counsel

Sep 1997 - Sep 1998

Fundraising / social media/ enterprise software company in political space.
Acquired by Edelman.

Sep 1997 - Sep 1998

General Atlantic Partners

Associate

Sep 1991 - Oct 1992

Private Equity Fund

Sep 1991 - Oct 1992

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