David J. Berger

Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

David J. Berger

David J. Berger

Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Overview
Career Highlights

Super Bowl 50 Host Committee

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3062

Number of Boards

12

Number of Awards

9

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Former Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Senior & Founding Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Founding Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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David J. Berger
Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC
Education
JD
Class of 1987

Duke University School of Law (also known as Duke Law School or Duke Law) is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of Duke's 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law began as the Trinity College School of Law in 1868.

BA in History, magna cum laude
Class of 1982

Duke University is an academic university that offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It also has publications and research services. The university was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

Career History
Partner
1989 - Current

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC is the premier legal advisor to technology and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the investment banks and venture capital firms that finance them. Over the past five decades, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has established its reputation by having an unmatched knowledge of its clients' industries and deep and long-standing contacts throughout the technology sector.The firm's legal expertise serves clients at all stages of growth, from venture-backed start-up companies to multibillion-dollar global enterprises. The firm's clients include some of the most recognized names in the technology, retail, life sciences, venture capital, and finance sectors.Their broad range of services and legal disciplines are focused on serving the principal challenges faced by management and the boards of directors of business enterprises. The firm is nationally recognized as a leader in corporate governance, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, securities class action litigation, intellectual property litigation, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and technology licensing and other intellectual property transactions.The firm has offices in Austin, Georgetown, DE, Hong Kong, New York, Palo Alto, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, and Washington, DC.

General Counsel
Prior
Chief Counsel to the Commission on Corporate Governance
Prior

A leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies, NYSE Euronext (NYX) is the holding company and the first cross-border exchange group created by the combination of NYSE Group, Inc. and Euronext N.V., on April 4, 2007. The Company’s exchanges located in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income, and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products) from more than 55 countries, NYSE Euronext's equities markets—the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca—represent one-third of the world's equities trading and the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, a leading European derivatives business and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading, and NYSE Liffe U.S., which is a global, multi-asset class futures exchange. The U.S. Derivatives Clearing Organization, The New York Portfolio Clearing, LLC ( a joint venture of DTCC and NYSE Euronext) delivers unique capital efficiencies to the market. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies, the world's leading provider of end-to-end electronic trading solutions. NYSE Technologies’ flexible and scalable products deliver robust and integrated solutions, from single trading positions to complete exchange platforms. Its leading edge software, combined with high performance connectivity, provides the global trading community with innovative tools, access to liquidity and worldwide markets and third-party, value-added applications.

Boards & Committees
Chair, Board of Advisors
Current

KDFC-FM, a subsidiary of Entercom Communications Corp., is a company headquartered in San Francisco, CA. The firm operates an FM radio station. It was acquired by Entercom Communications Corp. from Corporation of The Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus on 05 Dec 07.

Director
2004 - Prior

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC is the premier legal advisor to technology and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the investment banks and venture capital firms that finance them. Over the past five decades, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has established its reputation by having an unmatched knowledge of its clients' industries and deep and long-standing contacts throughout the technology sector.The firm's legal expertise serves clients at all stages of growth, from venture-backed start-up companies to multibillion-dollar global enterprises. The firm's clients include some of the most recognized names in the technology, retail, life sciences, venture capital, and finance sectors.Their broad range of services and legal disciplines are focused on serving the principal challenges faced by management and the boards of directors of business enterprises. The firm is nationally recognized as a leader in corporate governance, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, securities class action litigation, intellectual property litigation, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and technology licensing and other intellectual property transactions.The firm has offices in Austin, Georgetown, DE, Hong Kong, New York, Palo Alto, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, and Washington, DC.

Member, Board of Governors
Current

San Francisco Symphony provides a symphony orchestra presentations. They offer seasonal tickets for different concerts including great performers series, south bay, organ and chorus concerts, open rehearsals, chamber music, youth orchestra concerts, family-friendly concerts and special events. The organization was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

TO PROTECT ENDANGERED SPECIES & PRESERVE THEIR NATURAL HABITATS.

Director
Current

Silicon Valley Directors' Exchange provides a forum for education, conversation about current issues, and networking for boards of directors of Silicon Valley companies.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$2,500 - $4,999
2003

The Legal Aid Society–Employment Law Center is a nonprofit, legal services organization assisting California’s low-income working families for more than 90 years. The LAS–ELC helps people protect their workplace rights regardless of their ability to pay. Its work is supported by charitable contributions, foundation grants, the Legal Services Trust Fund, and court awarded attorneys’ fees. They are not recipients of Legal Services Corporation funds. Volunteers provide essential support that enables LAS–ELC to take cases that would otherwise be unable to accept.

$2,500 - $4,999
2002

The Legal Aid Society–Employment Law Center is a nonprofit, legal services organization assisting California’s low-income working families for more than 90 years. The LAS–ELC helps people protect their workplace rights regardless of their ability to pay. Its work is supported by charitable contributions, foundation grants, the Legal Services Trust Fund, and court awarded attorneys’ fees. They are not recipients of Legal Services Corporation funds. Volunteers provide essential support that enables LAS–ELC to take cases that would otherwise be unable to accept.

Political Donations
$500
2016

Senator from Vermont

$550
2012

Co-Founder at Intellectual Property Law Group LLP

$20K
2012

Former President of United States

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Dropbox, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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Thoma Bravo LLC purchases Barracuda Networks, Inc.

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Analog Devices, Inc. purchases Linear Technology Corp.

Awards & Honors
2012
Super Lawyers - Northern California Super Lawyers
2011
Super Lawyers - Northern California Super Lawyers
2010
Super Lawyers - Northern California Super Lawyers
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