Steve Sonne

Executive Consultant at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc.

Steve Sonne

Steve Sonne

Executive Consultant at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc.

Biography

Steve Sonne
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Steve Sonne is a partner in O’Melveny’s Silicon Valley office and a member of the Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Practices. Steve has significant experience in the representation of emerging growth and public technology companies, venture capital firms and investment banks. His practice includes public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, Securities and Exchange Commission regulatory matters, corporate governance (including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and related rules and regulations), venture capital financings and general corporate counseling. Steve has worked on numerous public and private securities offerings, and has significant merger and acquisition experience involving both public and private companies and a wide range of transaction structures.
Professional Activities
Author, "Indemnification Agreements: Why Every Director Needs One," 12 Corporate Governance Advisor, No. 5; "Option Exchange Programs: Practical Considerations in Implementing Programs after the SEC's Exemptive Order," 5 M&A Lawyer No. 1 (May 2001)
Language, Spanish

education
Duke University, J.D.: magna cum laude

Duke University, M.B.A.

Brigham Young University, B.A., Political Science, Spanish: cum laude


admitted
California; New York

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51

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1

Number of Awards

2

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Kateeva, Inc.

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Executive Consultant at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc.

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Executive Consultant at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc.

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Executive Consultant at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc.

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Partner at K&L Gates LLP

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc.

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Vice President-Legal & General Counsel at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer & Vice President at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc.

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Founder at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc.

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Director & Senior Vice President at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc.

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Steve Sonne
Executive Consultant at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc.
Education
BA in Spanish, cum laude

Brigham Young University (often referred to as BYU or, colloquially, The Y) is a private university located in Provo, Utah, United States. It is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and is the largest religious university and third-largest private university in the U.S.

JD, magna cum laude

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.

MBA

The Fuqua School of Business (pronounced /'fju?kw?/) is the business school of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, United States. It currently enrolls 1,340 students in degree-seeking programs. These programs include the Daytime Master of Business Administration (MBA), the Global Executive MBA, the Cross Continent MBA, the Weekend Executive MBA, Master of Management Studies: Foundations of Business, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi), Master of Management Studies (in partnership with the Seoul National University), joint degree programs (including joint degrees in medicine, law, environmental management, forestry, public policy, and nursing), a one-year Master of Management Studies program in Kunshan, China (starting) 2012 and a Ph.D. program. Additionally, Duke Executive Education and Duke Corporate Education offer non-degree business education and professional development programs.

Career History
Executive Consultant
Current

Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc. manufactures micro-fabrication equipment. It offers Primo D-RIE, Primo AD-RIE, Primo TSV and Prismo D-BLUE. The company was founded by Zheyao Yin and James W. Yang in 2004 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Advisors
Current

Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Inc. manufactures micro-fabrication equipment. It offers Primo D-RIE, Primo AD-RIE, Primo TSV and Prismo D-BLUE. The company was founded by Zheyao Yin and James W. Yang in 2004 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.

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Assa Abloy AB purchases LaserCard Corp.

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Exar Corp. purchases Sipex Corp.

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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., The Nielsen Co. purchase Telephia, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the California Bar
Admitted to the New York Bar
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