Carole Bellis is a partner in the Silicon Valley office of Kilpatrick Townsend.  Carole advises clients on the organization, financing, acquisition, and governance of privately held, emerging growth companies.  She also represents investors in private company securities transactions and acquirers of privately held companies. Clients include companies in the medical device, biotech, healthcare, software, technology and consumer products industries. 

Before attending law school, Carole was an executive in a government relations firm representing major corporations, foreign governments, professional and trade associations before the California state legislature. She began her legal career in Paris in 1997 and has been practicing in Silicon Valley since 1999.


  • University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D.
  • Florida State University, B.S., Business Administration

Bar Admissions

  • California (1997)

Who We Are

1080 Marsh Road
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
t +1 650.462.5313
f +1 650.644.0477
9720 Wilshire Blvd PH
Beverly Hills, CA, 90212-2018
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Carole H. Bellis

Experience Highlights

Series Seed Financing for Infinite Uptime
Represent Infinite Uptime in Series Seed Financing by Mayfield. more
$12M financing for MVRx
Represented MVRx, a medical device technology company, in $12 million Series A financing by a strategic investor. more
$40 million Series C Financing for Investors
Represent lead investors in $40 million Series C Financing of Hyperfine Research, Inc. more
$43M financing for Editas Medicine, Inc.
Represented the founders of Editas Medicine, Incorporated in a $43 million Series A Financing to fund the collaborative research and more