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Bryce Counts

Bryce Counts

Bryce Counts206.856.8651

Practice and Background

A partner in our Seattle office, Bryce focuses on counseling emerging technology companies from initial ideation through formation, financing, and exit – counseling entrepreneurs in starting new ventures, and advising on key issues such as formation, capitalization structures, equity compensation arrangements for founders and employees, and negotiations with investors and acquirers.

If you are an entrepreneur considering launching a new venture, or you have already launched your venture and have questions about any of the topics mentioned above, Bryce would love to chat with you.

Representative Transactions:

  • Represented a payment processing startup in its Series B preferred stock financing
  • Represented a healthcare startup in its Series C preferred stock and bridge debt financings
  • Represented a professional sports social media startup in its Series A and Series A-1 preferred equity financings
  • Represented a web security company in its private equity financing
  • Represented a private school admissions software startup in various rounds of debt and equity financing
  • Represented an algae biofuel startup in its Series A preferred equity financing and strategic partnership with a major international energy company
  • Represented a telecommunications startup in various debt and equity financings
  • Represented a renewable energy startup in its Series A preferred stock financing
  • Represented an organics startup in its Series A preferred stock financing
  • Represented a maker of children’s engineering games in its formation and convertible debt bridge financing


  • B.A., University of Washington, 2006
    • cum laude
  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2010
    • Washington Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor
    • Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (2009-2010)