Chris F. Fennell

Chris Fennell is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He began his legal career as an associate at the firm in 1989 and was elected partner in 1997. Chris advises technology and life sciences companies, both public and private, through all stages of their development and growth.

Chris's practice focuses on corporate and securities law, including general corporate representation, seed and venture capital financings, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. Chris advises clients on matters ranging from formation to initial public offerings, predominately from the entrepreneur and company side. He also has over 25 years of experience with counseling publicly held companies on disclosure matters, SEC compliance and reporting, follow-on and secondary offerings, NASDAQ and NYSE listing compliance, corporate governance, and other securities law issues.

Prior to attending law school, Chris was a senior auditor and certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. in San Francisco.

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Areas of Practice 1) Corporate Finance, 2) Life Sciences, 3) Corporate Law & Governance, 4) Entrepreneurial Services, 5) Mergers & Acquisitions and 6) Venture Capital
Law School UCLA School of Law (J.D., 1989)
Education University of California at Berkeley (B.S., 1983)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
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