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Edward J. Wes , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Perkins Coie LLP

Ed Wes is a partner in the firm's Business practice, who focuses his practice
on emerging growth companies. 

Ed's practice includes capital formation
(including private financings of debt and equity securities, as well as public
offerings), mergers and acquisitions and business transactions including joint
ventures and technology transfer transactions.  In his position as general
counsel for many of his clients Ed also oversees the work of litigation and IP
law specialists.

Ed particularly values his relationships with many
long-term clients, including clients he has represented spanning his entire


  • Listed in Chambers USA, "America's Leading Business Lawyers," 2009 - 2010
  • Listed in San Francisco Magazine, "Super Lawyers of Northern California," 2005 - 2006, 2011 - present
  • Listed in San Francisco's Best Lawyers, 2009; Recognized, 2011
  • Listed in Silicon Valley Business Journal, "Who's Who in the Silicon Valley - High Ranking Silicon Valley Executives," 2006
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell

Client Comments

  • "Ed's great, and his work is very appreciated!"

    Craig Newmark

    craigslist, Inc

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3150 Porter Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1212
Phone: 650-838-4302
Firm Phone: 650-838-4300

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law (Corporate, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Transactions, Venture Capital)


  • University of California, Berkeley (J.D.) (1977)

Bar Admissions

  • The State Bar of California