Cody is a partner in our Los Angeles office.

Cody R. Peterson
Cody R. Peterson
Los Angeles
P+1 424 214 1777
Cody R. Peterson

Cody’s practice focuses primarily on supporting early-stage founders at every business phase, with a special emphasis on helping first-time founders navigate the corporate lifecycle from formation through financing rounds and strategic transactions, including public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. He has represented startups and venture capital funds in a variety of industries, including e-commerce, social and digital media, fintech, edtech, augmented and virtual reality, life sciences, esports and blockchain technology.

Before joining Gunderson Dettmer, Cody was a corporate associate in the downtown Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins LLP, and prior to attending law school, he was the COO of a health and fitness e-commerce startup in Las Vegas and also taught online and in-person LSAT classes.


  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D.
  • Pomona College, B.A., Economics