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Sarah K. Solum

Sarah K. Solum

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Menlo Park, CA, USA

Sarah Solum is a corporate partner in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department and a founder of the Northern California office.  She regularly represents public companies on mergers and acquisitions and strategic investments, including Affymetrix on its sale to Thermo Fisher, FormFactor on its acquisition of Cascade Microtech and TriNet on an investment by Atairos.  Ms. Solum also represents companies or their advisors on corporate finance transactions, including Oracle on over $60 billion of investment grade debt offerings and E*TRADE Financial on its inaugural preferred stock offering.  Ms. Solum has an active IPO practice, having worked on IPOs for Coupa, GoDaddy, Etsy, SunRun, Silver Spring Networks, Responsys, Splunk and Fortinet.  She provides advice on SEC compliance and disclosure, corporate governance and general corporate matters to a variety of public and private companies.

Sarah was named one of the 2017 “Women Leaders in Tech Law” by The Recorder, one of the “2017 Women of Influence” by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and one of the ”2017 Top Women Lawyers in California” by the Daily Journal.  She is recognized as a leader in the legal industry, including by Chambers USA.
Sarah K. Solum is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Corporate Governance Practices in U.S. Initial Public Offerings (June 2016) - Advanced Venture Capital 2017, Monday, December 04, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018, San Francisco, CA

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