Harold M. Yu

Harold Yu

is deputy head of Orrick's Technology Companies Group. Mr. Yu is based in Orrick's Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices.

Mr. Yu advises high-growth technology companies and has significant experience with venture capital financings, public offerings, mergers & acquisitions and technology transactions. Mr. Yu is deeply interested in technology. Prior to law school, Mr. Yu was a software engineer at Oracle Corporation and an intern at NASA Ames Research Center.

Mr. Yu's clients include:

Banyan Energy
Beyond Meat
Citizen Sports (acquired by Yahoo!)
Crystal Solar
Flurry (acquired by Yahoo!)
Goodreads (acquired by Amazon)
i-Human Patients
Iridigm Display (acquired by Qualcomm)
Manymoon (acquired by Salesforce.com)
Nest (acquired by Google)
OkCupid (acquired by Match.com)
Perfect World (NASDAQ: PWRD)
Snip.it (acquired by Yahoo!)

Mr. Yu has represented venture capital firms including Generation, Goodwater Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lightspeed Venture Partners and The Social+Capital Partnership.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Yu was a senior attorney at Venture Law Group.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Technology Companies Group, 2) Technology Companies Group M&A, 3) Technology Companies Group International, 4) Technology Transactions & Global Sourcing, 5) Corporate, 6) Corporate Governance, 7) Mergers & Acquisitions and 8) Equity Capital Markets
Law School J.D., with Honors, University of Chicago Law School
Admitted Year 1997
Education B.S., Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi, Computer Science, Stanford University
Bar Member / Association State bar of California
Most recent firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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