Michael Dorf is a partner in the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group and is based in the San Francisco office. Michael has extensive experience in U.S. domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, carve-outs, venture capital financings, strategic investments, joint ventures and corporate partnering transactions. He has represented public and private companies, private equity funds and venture capital investors in the technology, media, telecommunications, biotechnology, health care, renewable energy, consumer products and other industries. In addition, Michael represents portfolio companies of private equity clients, handling day-to-day legal activities, add-on acquisitions, and other general corporate work. Michael joined the firm as a partner in 2008. From 2005 to 2008, he was a partner in the San Francisco office of O’Melveny & Myers LLP, and from 2000 to 2005, he was a partner in the San Francisco office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
Michael has been cited in the Chambers USA Guide and in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate – M&A and Governance, and has been recognized as one of the leading lawyers in the Bay Area by Bay Area Lawyer magazine.