19000 MacArthur Blvd
Irvine, CA 92612
Karen C. Goodin, formerly a partner at Preston, Gates & Ellis and at Riordan & McKinzie (now Bingham McCutchen), has extensive experience in representing selling stockholders in IPOs and follow-on offerings. She is also experienced in representing issuers in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, including numerous Rule 144A offerings. She also has handled many mergers and acquisitions and has experience with tender offers, debt and equity financings and financial restructuring.
Karen has extensive experience with ’33 and ’34 Act registration, reporting and compliance matters. She has been involved in numerous equity financings of start-up, emerging and troubled companies, at times representing the issuer, the venture capitalist, the private equity fund or the strategic investor. Karen has also represented venture capital and private equity funds in numerous private placements and sale transactions. She also represents selling stockholders in public offerings
Karen has done “outside general counsel” work for many telecommunications and technology companies. She has handled numerous telecommunications and Internet infrastructure transactions, including IRU agreements, fiber swaps, capacity agreements, rack space agreements, collocation agreements, interconnection agreements, switched services agreements, Internet-services agreements and private-line agreements. Her experience involves a range of industries including telecommunications, software, Internet, agricultural and consumer products.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), J.D., 1991
University of Pennsylvania (The Wharton School), M.A., 1987
University of Southern California, B.A. 1985: summa cum laude