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David A. Bell

Fenwick & West LLP

Mountain View, CA, USA


David Bell concentrates his practice on startup company advising, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and intellectual property licensing, as well as counseling public companies in corporate, securities, governance and compliance matters.

David served as interim Chief Compliance Officer of InVision Technologies, Inc. during the course of its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation and initial integration into General Electric (GE).

Prior to law school, David was a systems manager for a mid-sized company based in Silicon Valley. In 1991, David was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army Reserve, where he has served as a signal officer, a communications security officer and a psychological operations officer.

David has been selected each year since 2011 as a Northern California Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication, in the area of Securities & Corporate Finance. David was also selected as Deal Maker of the Year 2013 and 2014 by Finance Monthly, and led the Fenwick team that received U.S.A. Deal of the Year (small-mid markets) and Online & Mobile Tech Deal of the Year by the M&A Atlas Awards in 2014.

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS

ArcSight
Auction.com
Chegg
Cloudera
Glu Mobile
Imperva
Kony Solutions
Liquid Robotics
Meru Networks
MetricStream
Practice Fusion
Rapt Touch
Solergy
Tropos Networks
Upwork

SERVICES

Practices

Corporate
Intellectual Property
Mergers & Acquisitions
Securities & Corporate Finance
Startup & Venture Capital

Industries

Cleantech
Communications
Consumer Goods and Retail
Gaming and Digital Media
Hardware
Internet
Software

Education & Bar Membership

J.D., University of California, Davis
Order of the Coif
Phi Kappa Phi
Symposium Editor of the Journal of International Law & Policy
 
M.B.A., Corporate Financial Management and Management Information Systems
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
 
B.S., Business Administration
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
 
Member of the State Bar of California

David A. Bell is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Corporate Governance Practices and Trends: A Comparison of Large Public Companies and Silicon Valley Companies (2016) - Advanced Venture Capital 2017, Monday, December 04, 2017
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