Of Counsel


James J. Killmond is Of Counsel in the Palo Alto office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he specializes in the representation of investment fund sponsors in fund formation matters and associated operational and regulatory activities.

His practice includes organizing sponsor entities, preparing investment fund offering documents, negotiating partnership and side agreements with investors, structuring investment transaction vehicles, and documenting investment subscription processes. James regularly advises clients on related Investment Company Act and Investment Advisers Act regulatory matters.

James also has represented corporate issuers and underwriters and has experience with equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, commercial agreements, securities compliance, and general corporate representation.

Previously, James served as vice president and associate general counsel at Trust Company of the West, an asset management firm. Following law school, he was a law clerk to the Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1999
    Articles Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law; James Kent Scholar; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • M.B.A., University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, 1993
  • A.B., English, Dartmouth College, 1987
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of New York

Contact Information

650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone | 650-849-3350
Fax | 650-493-6811

Email | James Killmondjkillmond@wsgr.com

Areas of Expertise

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