Oliver Zhou

Associate Attorney
(650) 567-3318

Mr. Zhou is a dedicated attorney with a passion for startup companies and technology.  His interest in startup companies has been the focus of his legal career and education, and he is always excited to talk with startup founders about their businesses.

Mr. Zhou practices business-transactional law.  He has experience in matters involving mergers and acquisitions, forming and restructuring companies, venture financing, and offshore financing.  He has worked with companies in stages ranging from incorporation to exit.  Some recent matters that Mr. Zhou has worked on include a merger among three biotechnology companies, an asset sale of a manufacturing company, and several venture financing offerings.

Prior to joining Venture Pacific Law, Mr. Zhou was a legal intern and analyst at TYLT Ventures, a venture capital firm in Santa Monica.  His responsibilities at TYLT included attending pitch presentations, conducting due diligence, and analyzing potential portfolio companies for the firm.  At TYLT, he gained valuable experience and insight in both legal and business aspects of emerging companies and venture capital. 

Outside of his work with startup companies, Mr. Zhou has experience counseling clients through his work clerking at Bay Area Legal Aid.  At Bay Legal, Mr. Zhou worked closely with clients to help them resolve health care issues, such as the loss of Medi-Cal coverage, by corresponding with state agents and advocating on the clients’ behalf before an administrative law judge.

While he is not working, Mr. Zhou enjoys spending time outdoors and can often be found snowboarding or hiking.

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California, 2017


Juris Doctor, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
B.S. in Statistical Science, University of California, Santa Barbara