Jon Van Loo

Corporate & Securities
General Counsel Services


San Francisco, CA

Jon brings over 15 years’ experience providing tax advice to clients ranging from global public companies to start-ups and individuals facing complex tax situations. Jon’s current practice focuses on U.S. tax matters for: mergers & acquisitions (especially venture-backed private companies), formation and operation of private investment funds, cryptocurrency, foreign corporations entering the U.S., individuals expatriating from the U.S., business restructurings, and real estate transactions. For over five years, Jon has been actively involved in advising crypto funds and blockchain projects on a variety of tax matters, including crypto compensation and the creation and sale of new cryptocurrency products.

Jon began his career at the global law firm Linklaters, based in London, and practiced for several years at the New York office of Dechert.  Before joining Scale, Jon was a founding partner of a corporate boutique law firm based in San Francisco.

Areas of Expertise

Transactional Tax
International Tax
Mergers & Acquisitions
Partnerships and Joint Ventures
Alternative Funds
Capital Raising

Prior Associations

Dechert LLP


Northwestern University School of Law
University of Chicago

Bar Admission

New York