Jared is the founding partner of Mayfield Venture Law. He is the veteran of over 250 venture financings of all stages and over the course of his career has advised companies and investors on direct investments having a total value in excess of $5 billion. Jared started his career at Cooley LLP before he became the general manager of one of Atrium's business units. Jared has not only spent his career advising startup companies, he spent years building one (raised $75M+ from a16z, YC alumnus, etc.) and understands the unique challenges and rewards of running a hyper-growth venture-backed company. Jared has been validated by TechCrunch as one of only a handful of Verified Expert Lawyers for startups based on stellar NPS scores from clients and has published multiple guides for early-stage fundraising including, Pre and Post-Money Safes: Choosing the Right One for Your Startup.
Currently, Jared is focused on providing services to Pre-Seed, Seed and Series A companies and growing with them. Most of Jared's new clients are either looking to incorporate their company, replace counsel lacking deep VC experience, or replace excellent counsel that is too expensive for an early-stage startup.