Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Further Expands Corporate and Securities Practice

- Katherine Ku Joins the Firm's Los Angeles Office -

Alicia Towler White
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

PALO ALTO, CA (February 13, 2017) - Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Katherine H. Ku has joined the firm's corporate and securities practice as a partner in the Los Angeles office. Ku was previously a corporate partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP.

"Throughout her career, Kathy has developed an impressive record of practice excellence and demonstrated a tremendous passion for her work," said Doug Clark, managing partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. "Her addition will enhance our ability to provide broad-based corporate representation to our ever-growing roster of enterprise and private equity clients in the Los Angeles region, as well as further strengthen the firm's highly regarded national corporate and securities practice."

Ku represents both public and private companies and private equity funds in a variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, and joint ventures. She also advises clients on corporate governance and securities compliance matters. In addition, she has experience representing special committees of boards of directors in connection with buy-out matters.

Prior to joining Munger, Tolles & Olson in 2005, Ku served as a law clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and for Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ku earned her J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 2003. She received a B.A. in history and literature, cum laude, from Harvard University in 1996. She is admitted to practice in California.

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