Chris Terry


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415.683.5472 ext. 996


Columbia University


University of California, Berkeley


Previous Experience

  • Gunderson Dettmer (Partner)
  • DLA Piper (Partner)
  • Vinson & Elkins
  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe


  • State of California

Professional Experience

Chris Terry is a business attorney and trusted legal advisor to clients ranging from multinationals, emerging growth companies and startups to venture and private equity funds, partnerships and entrepreneurs.  

Chris has extensive experience counseling founders and technology companies on financings, cross-border acquisitions and strategic joint ventures in the US and worldwide, with a particular expertise in transactions that have an international or cross-border component. Chris has advised his clients on cross-border investments, market entry, outsourcing, cross-border technology transactions and acquisition transactions in China, Japan, Ecuador, Thailand, the Philippines, Nigeria, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan, Indonesia, Australia, Luxembourg, France and Italy, among others.

Chris’s industry specific experience ranges from mobile Internet, medical devices, digital advertising and online gaming to clean-tech, semi-conductors, medical devices and education, among others. Chris advises his company clients on company formation, employee incentive programs, commercial transactions and technology licensing, as well as corporate governance, securities law compliance and other general corporate matters. Chris also counsels his clients on implementing corporate restructurings and reorganizations, dilutive issuances and overseeing corporate liquidations.

Prior to joining Rimon, Chris was a partner at the US law firm of Gunderson Dettmer, where he co-launched its first international office in China, and DLA Piper, one of the world’s largest law firms.

Chris lives in Oakland, California with his wife and son.