Donald C. Reinke

Don is currently the Co-Chair of Reed Smith’s Global Venture Capital and Technology practice and the former Chair of Reed Smith’s U.S. Securities & Capital Markets practice. He also serves as the Office Managing Partner of the Firm’s Silicon Valley office in Palo Alto. Don is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco teaching venture capital and finance at USF’s School of Management’s International & Executive Programs. Don specializes in public and private financings of technology, healthcare and other emerging growth companies along with his extensive experience in middle market mergers and acquisitions, representing issuers as well as private equity and venture capital funds. Prior to Reed Smith, Don Chaired the Corporate Department of one of California’s largest law firms, Crosby Heafey, which he joined after bringing the law firm he co-founded and managed, Bay Venture Counsel, to Crosby. Don has also previously been selected as a Northern California "Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics magazine and the publishers of San Francisco Magazine.

Don has spoken on a variety of corporate transactional matters, covering topics such as the public offering process, private equity finance, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance and compliance for the State Bar of California, Practising Law Institute, CLE International, Legalworks, Deal Flow Media, ExecSense and Lorman, as well as speaking as a guest lecturer at numerous universities including USF, Cal State East Bay, U.C. Berkeley, Haas School of Business and Boalt Hall School of Law, and Golden Gate School of Law.

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Areas of Practice 1) Corporate Governance, 2) Mergers & Acquisitions, 3) Capital Markets, 4) Emerging Growth / Venture Capital, 5) Private Equity, 6) Renewable & Clean Energy, 7) Technology, 8) Region-Specific Business, 9) Russia Business Team and 10) Corporate & Securities
Law School University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1983
Education Pomona College, B.A., 1980
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Reed Smith LLP
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