Charles C. Comey

Charles Comey is a corporate finance partner in the firm's Palo Alto office. Mr. Comey advises U.S. and foreign clients in acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and venture capital and private equity financings. His clients include leading companies in the semiconductor, enterprise software, ecommerce, consumer, internet & media, communications, life sciences and alternative energy sectors. Mr. Comey's extensive cross-border experience includes 16 years working on the ground in Asia, first in the firm's Tokyo office, from 1994-2003, and then in the Shanghai office, which he opened in 2003 and where he served as managing partner until 2010. He speaks and reads Mandarin.

Mr. Comey is recommended as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2014 (China Corporate and M&A - Foreign Firms), Chambers Global 2014 (PE expert based abroad - China Focus, PE foreign expert - US Focus) and Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2010-2012.

Mr. Comey is admitted to practice in California and is a member of the California and American bar associations.

Representative transactions handled by Mr. Comey appear below. To view a more complete list see Matters.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Private Equity Investments + Buyouts, 3) Private Equity + Venture Capital | China and 4) Mergers + Acquisitions | China
Law School University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law (J.D., 1991)
Education Yale University (B.A., 1984), University of California, Berkeley (M.A., 1988)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of California
Most recent firm Morrison & Foerster LLP
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