MARTIN W. KORMAN

Partner
Corporate

EXPERIENCE:

Marty Korman is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he focuses on advising public and private companies on strategic transactions and governance matters. Marty works closely with boards of directors, management and legal teams representing enterprises from formation through financings to sale, growth through business combinations and corporate governance matters. Marty is recognized as one of the nation's most prominent mergers and acquisitions attorneys, particularly in the technology sector. Marty also has broad experience working with private equity sponsors in connection with majority and minority investments.

SELECT TRANSACTIONS:
  • LinkedIn in its merger with Microsoft
  • Brocade in its merger with Broadcom
  • Rackspace in its sale to Apollo
  • NetSuite in its acquisition by Oracle
  • Altera in its merger with Intel
  • Sun Microsystems in its merger with Oracle
  • Genentech in its acquisition by Roche
  • Hewlett-Packard in its merger with Compaq
  • Pixar in its merger with Disney
  • Netscape in its sale to America Online
  • Over 20 companies in sale and spin-in transactions to Cisco
EDUCATION:
  • J.D., Yale Law School
  • Undergraduate Degree, Stanford University
HONORS:
  • Recognized in the Corporate/M&A category of the 2019 edition of Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Selected for inclusion in the 2007-2018 editions of Best Lawyers in America
  • Selected for inclusion in The Legal 500 US
  • Named in the 2005-2018 editions of Northern California Super Lawyers
  • Named as a top corporate/M&A attorney in the 2004-2019 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, which applauded his handling of transactions in the technology sector
  • Selected as one of the top 45 U.S. attorneys under the age of 45 by American Lawyer magazine
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of California

Contact Information

650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone | 650-320-4656

One Market Plaza
Spear Tower, Suite 3300
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone | 415-947-2000

Email | Martin KormanMKorman@wsgr.com


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