Martin Waters

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Martin J. Waters is a corporate and securities partner in the San Diego office, a member of the firm’s board of directors, and a former member of the firm’s Policy Committee. He is a founding partner of the firm’s San Diego office and Southern California corporate practice. He was a partner in the Palo Alto office until opening the San Diego office in 2004.

Marty is a proven company builder with nearly 20 years of experience providing corporate and securities counsel. He has been instrumental in starting, building, and shepherding through initial public offering or sale of numerous emerging growth companies in a broad range of industries, including biotech, clean technology, cloud computing, e-commerce, medical device, new and traditional media, SaaS, semiconductors, social networking, and telecommunications.

A partial list of exited emerging growth clients includes Ablation Frontiers, CoreValve, Cytokinetics, evite, eyeonics, Helixis, Heritage Pharma, Illumina, Indigo Systems, Lara Networks, N Spine, Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Pain Therapeutics, SKS Microfinance, TearLab, and TweetPhoto.

Marty also represents several public companies in a general counsel capacity, as well as investment banks and placement agents in PIPEs and public offerings. Marty has counseled issuers and underwriters in more than 50 offerings while at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and with Cahill Gordon & Reindel and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in New York.

Marty’s practice is international in reach, but he concentrates on leading the firm’s efforts in representing public and private growth companies in San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles. He handles a wide variety of complex commercial transactions for clients, including public offerings of equity and debt securities; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; venture capital financings; and formation and governance of partnerships, strategic alliances, and joint ventures.


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1991
  • B.A., Georgetown University, 1988


  • Member, Board of Directors, COMMNEXUS
  • Member, Board of Directors, CONNECT
  • Member, NanoBioNexus Advisory Council
  • Member, PEERs Network


  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of New York


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