Caroline Cherkassky Attorneys

Caroline Cherkassky

Co-Chair of the Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Practice

Caroline Cherkassky is a Partner of the Firm and is co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital and Emerging Growth practice group.

Caroline’s practice focuses on advising venture capital firms, angel investors and emerging growth, development stage, and middle market companies on a variety of matters, including venture capital and other financings, employee compensation, securities laws compliance, technology transactions, mergers and acquisitions, stockholder agreements, equity incentive plans, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters.

Caroline Cherkassky regularly serves as outside general counsel to early-stage companies and also advises executives regarding employment and compensation matters. Caroline is a frequent speaker on fundraising essentials for emerging growth companies.

Practice & Experience

  • HelloTech in its Series A financing, its acquisition of Geekatoo, and general corporate matters;
  • Netki, Inc. in its Series Seed financing and general corporate matters;
  • Consortia Health Holdings, Inc. in its Series A financing and general corporate matters;
  • Morpheus Ventures in various investments including its Series B investment in Bridg, Inc. and its Series A investment in Tagnos, Inc.;
  • Atomico in various investments including its Series D investment in MasterClass its Series C investment in Clutter Inc.;
  • Colle Capital Partners in various investments including its Series A and Series B investments in Sensydia Corporation;
  • Malauzai Software in various venture financings and its sale to Finastra.

Education, Admissions And Accolades

  • B.A. in Economics from Stanford University
  • J.D. from Stanford Law School.
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of California.
  • Speaker at Plugin South LA’s Digital & Beyond in LA – 2017
  • Speaker at Preccelerator – Fundraising Essentials: Term Sheets 101
  • Speaker at UCLA Law School’s “Law & Entrepreneurship” Conference, 2018

Insights & Features

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP Advises CarbonBuilt On $10 Million Series A Funding
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP (SA&M) represented client CarbonBuilt, a company with proprietary technology for removing CO2 from industrial emissions in concrete production, in its...
Preccelerator® U Workshop: Fundraising Essentials - Term Sheets 101
Join Preccelerator® U for our next workshop: Fundraising Essentials – Term Sheets 101. This free live webinar with SA&M attorneys Caroline Cherkassky and Kelly Laffey will cover: Types of Financing: Convertible...
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP Advises SiLC Technologies on $17 Million Series A Funding Round
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP (SA&M) today announced that it represented client SiLC Technologies, Inc., a machine vision innovator, in its $17 million Series A funding...