J. Robert Suffoletta, Jr.

Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

J. Robert Suffoletta, Jr.

J. Robert Suffoletta, Jr.

Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Biography

Partner
Corporate

EXPERIENCE:

Robert Suffoletta is a partner in the corporate and securities practice of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He joined the firm's Austin office in 2001, after 11 years in the firm's Palo Alto office.

Rob works with emerging growth and technology companies, both public and private, as well as investment banks and venture capital funds. During his tenure at the firm, he has gained extensive experience with public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, and start-up company representation. He regularly advises a number of public companies on corporate governance, disclosure, and SEC compliance matters.

Rob is a member of the board of directors of the WSGR Foundation and a former member of the firm's Policy Committee.

Prior to attending law school, Rob was a financial consultant with Peterson & Company in Chicago, where he specialized in financial and economic analysis for complex commercial litigation.

RECENT MATTERS:
* Serves as outside corporate counsel to a number of public companies
* Representing Microchip Technology in its pending acquisition of Microsemi Corporation
* Represented Savara in acquisition of Mast Therapeutics
* Represented Savara in underwritten follow-on offerings and in ATM offering
* Represented Invodo in sale transaction
* Represented Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. in acquisition of the wired connectivity business of Sigma Designs
* Represented Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. in sale to Uphill Investment Co.
* Represented Microchip Technology in its acquisitions of SMSC, Supertex, Micrel, and Atmel
* Represented Microchip Technology in several private company acquisitions
* Represented National Instruments in several private company acquisitions
* Represented agent in Applied Optoelectronics ATM offerings
* Represented underwriters in Applied Optoelectronics IPO and in follow-on offering
* Represented initial purchasers in Q2 Holdings' convertible debt offering
* Represented underwriters in Q2 Holdings IPO and in follow-on offerings
* Represented underwriters in ExactTarget IPO and in follow-on offering
* Represented Ascension Orthopedics in sale to Integra Life Sciences
* Represented BigBand Networks in IPO
* Represented BigBand Networks in sale to Arris Group
* Represented CardioGenesis in sale to Eclipse Surgical
* Represented Seismic Micro-Technology in sale to IHS
* Represented Sierra Atlantic in sale to Hitachi Consulting
* Represented Pivot3 in financing transactions

EDUCATION:
* J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School
Magna Cum Laude
* M.B.A., Indiana University
* B.S., Finance, Indiana University
With Honors

HONORS:
* Named in the 2013-2018 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

SELECT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
* "Influence of Activist Shareholders on M&A and Corporate Governance," University of Texas Technology Law Conference, May 2017
* "Taking a Company Public: Key Legal and Business Considerations," University of Texas Technology Law Conference, May 2016
* "Recent SEC Developments," IPO Readiness Seminar, Austin, Texas, October 2015
* "M&A in the Technology Sector," University of Texas Technology Law Conference, May 2012
* "Mergers and Acquisitions," University of Texas Technology Law Conference, May 2010
* "Securities Offering Reform," SEC Issues Update Seminar, December 2005
* "Securities Offering Reform," SEC Institute, 20th Midyear SEC Reporting Forum, Dallas, May 2005

ADMISSIONS:
* State Bar of California
* State Bar of Texas

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J. Robert Suffoletta, Jr.
Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC
Education
JD, magna cum laude
Class of 1990

In the practice of law, the same ethical standards must be met whether you are a graduate of Notre Dame or any other university. So, what is it that makes our graduates unique? We believe it can be found in our ultimate goal. Beyond striving for professional achievement, a Notre Dame lawyer fundamentally acts in service to others. Our approach seeks to do more than train students in a profession; it seeks to help them discover their lives as a vocation. A different kind of lawyer is one who realizes the practice of law is not an end in itself. It’s the beginning of a new, highly specialized way of giving back.

MBA
Class of 1983

Founded in 1920 as the Indiana University School of Commerce and Finance, the Kelley School has grown into one of the most respected business schools in the world. The Kelley School offers undergraduate, MBA, master’s, graduate certificates, and doctoral degrees at IU’s Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses.

BS in Finance, with Honors
Class of 1982

Indiana University is a major multi-campus public research institution, grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and a world leader in professional, medical, and technological education. Indiana University’s mission is to provide broad access to undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education for students throughout Indiana, the United States, and the world, as well as outstanding academic and cultural programs and student services. Indiana University seeks to create dynamic partnerships with the state and local communities in economic, social, and cultural development and to offer leadership in creative solutions for 21st century problems. Indiana University strives to achieve full diversity, and to maintain friendly, collegial, and humane environments, with a strong commitment to academic freedom.

Memberships
Member, Business Law Section
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Career History
Partner
2001 - 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.

Financial Consultant
Prior
Boards & Committees
Member, Policy Committee
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 Directors
Tenure Unconfirmed
Political Donations
$1,000
2010

Former Director, Center for Faith-Based & Community Initiatives at United States Department of Homeland Security

Transactions
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Savara, Inc. issued Common Stock

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Microchip Technology Inc. purchases Microsemi Corp.

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Teladoc Health, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the California Bar
Admitted to the Texas Bar
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