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Andrew W. Winden

Andrew W. Winden

Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford Law School
Practitioner in Residence
Lafayette, CA, USA

Andrew Winden is a Practitioner in Residence at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance and a Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School. 

Mr. Winden was previously a partner in the Corporate Department of Morrison & Foerster, where he advised clients on a wide range of corporate, securities and financial regulatory matters. He represented issuers and underwriters in numerous public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and other corporate finance matters. He also advised clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic transactions, and regularly advised some of the largest financial institutions in Japan and North America on such transactions and related financial regulatory matters.

From 2001 to 2013, Mr. Winden practiced in Japan. During that time, he worked on many of the largest global offerings by Japanese issuers, including several IPOs valued at more than US$1 billion, and was consistently recognized as one of the leading foreign capital markets lawyers in Japan in the Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, the IFLR 1000, Best Lawyers in Japan and other publications from 2007 to 2013.

Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Winden served as an Honors Attorney at the United States Department of the Treasury, clerked for Hon. Eugene A. Wright on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and worked in the Washington, D.C., New York and Tokyo offices of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.


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