Gunderson Dettmer Announces Two New Lateral Partners: Kirt W Shuldberg and Daniel M. Green

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--()--Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP announced today that Daniel M. Green and Kirt W Shuldberg have joined the firm as partners in the Corporate and Securities practice group.

Daniel Green represents venture capital funds and emerging and later-stage technology companies in a broad range of securities, finance, and governance-related matters. Mr. Green, who is fluent in Spanish, represents numerous companies and investors serving Spanish-speaking and other international markets worldwide. Mr. Green further enhances the firm’s ability to advise on complex international transactions. Mr. Green is based in the firm’s Silicon Valley office.

Kirt Shuldberg represents emerging life science and technology companies on a broad range of corporate and securities matters including pre-incorporation planning, seed and venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, spin outs, IPOs, strategic collaborations and licensing transactions, and restructurings. Mr. Shuldberg serves as outside general counsel to several public companies. Mr. Shuldberg also represents numerous venture funds in their investment activities. Mr. Shuldberg is based in the firm’s San Diego office.

“The firm had another exceptionally strong year in 2014 and the addition of Dan and Kirt further strengthens our leadership position in our key markets. Kirt is a highly regarded counselor to emerging growth companies—particularly life science companies—in San Diego and throughout the country. Dan’s addition reinforces our position as the leading advisor to Latin American emerging growth companies and investors. We look forward to another very busy and successful year in 2015 as client demands continue to drive our growth in the key market segments in which we compete. We are thrilled to welcome Dan and Kirt as partners of the firm, whose mission is to serve leading technology and life science companies as they emerge worldwide,” said firm chairman Robert V. Gunderson, Jr.


Gunderson Dettmer is the only business law firm of its kind—singularly focused on the global venture capital and emerging technology marketplace. With nearly 200 attorneys in seven offices—Silicon Valley, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco and Beijing, China—we represent more than 2,000 high-growth companies from a broad range of industries in every stage of development. We provide our clients with counsel on general corporate and securities law, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, intellectual property and commercial agreements, strategic alliances, executive compensation, and tax matters.

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