Rob Kornegay is a corporate and securities partner resident in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's San Diego and Palo Alto offices. Rob joined the firm in 1994 and became a partner in 2001. His practice focuses primarily on the representation of technology, life science, and other emerging growth companies throughout the United States and internationally. These companies range from start-ups to large public companies as well as sources of capital for such companies. Specifically, Rob represents:

  • Public and private companies in merger and acquisition transactions;
  • Issuers, investors, and underwriters in public and private financings; and
  • Public and private companies with respect to corporate governance matters related to strategic transactions and special situations, as well as in ongoing corporate and securities law matters.

Representative recent clients and engagements include:

  • Corporate, securities, and governance representation of numerous public and private issuers, including Occam Networks, MaxLinear, Mindspeed, Fluidigm, Copart, 3Par, DisplayLink, ClairMail, and Real Networks
  • Issuer-side public offerings by various issuers, including MaxLinear, 3Par, Occam Networks, Copart, Turnstone Systems, Inktomi, and Oncothyreon
  • Financing transactions on behalf of numerous venture-capital-backed issuers, including Fluidigm, MaxLinear, Occam Networks, Silicon Optix, DisplayLink, ClairMail, and Bloom Energy
  • Acquisitions, dispositions, and other strategic transactions by numerous public and private companies, including Mindspeed, Transcept Pharmaceuticals, PC-Tel, Copart, Occam Networks, and Silicon Optix
  • J.D., UCLA School of Law, 1993
    Comment Editor, UCLA Law Review
  • M.B.A., (Specialization in Finance), University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, 1989
  • A.B., Georgetown University, 1987
  • Lecturer in Law, Venture Capital Finance
    • University of California, Hastings College of Law
    • Santa Clara University School of Law
  • State Bar of California

Contact Information

12235 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130
Phone | 650-320-4533

650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone | 650-493-9300

Email | Robert

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