Gunderson Dettmer bolsters antitrust support with new partner Gregory L. Kinzelman


Gunderson Dettmer

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gunderson Dettmer is pleased to announce that Greg Kinzelman joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate and Securities practice, where he will focus on antitrust support for mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions. He joined the firm of Schulte Roth & Zabel.

“Our team has had the pleasure of working with Greg for many years on a variety of antitrust, HSR and CFIUS compliance matters for corporate and fund clients,” said David T. Young, Managing Partner of Gunderson Dettmer. “With our corporate clients remaining private longer, our fund clients investing in larger funding rounds, and our handling of more cross-border activity, bringing Greg’s capabilities in-house was the right next step. Greg’s tight integration with our deal teams will allow us to more seamlessly provide our clients with the proactive antitrust and CFIUS advice they need to achieve their strategic objectives.

Kinzelman advises on antitrust regulatory issues related to domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. He also regularly assists venture capital and growth funds, venture capital backed companies and public companies with antitrust and Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) compliance for financings and other complex transactions. With more than 25 years as an antitrust attorney, as well as his experience as a litigator with the Federal Trade Commission, he brings extensive hands-on experience to clients who need HSR pre-merger advice and recovery strategies. planning for the management of regulatory filings. Kinzelman also has significant experience in successfully leading investors, funds and companies on compliance with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and through the CFIUS process.

“I’m excited by the prospect of focusing only on companies and funds that drive the innovation economy, the kinds of clients that Gunderson’s partners work with every day,” says Kinzelman. “Gunderson’s clients are innovators and I’m thrilled to tap into that entrepreneurial spirit and create a practice here that will bring tremendous value to them.”

Kinzelman is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law (JD, 1994), the University of Oxford (BA, MA, 1991), and the University of Notre Dame (BA, 1989). After law school, he served as a trial attorney for the Federal Trade Commission.

About Gunderson Dettmer

Gunderson Dettmer has more than 400 lawyers specializing in the global venture capital and emerging growth ecosystem, located in ten offices in major venture capital markets around the world, including Silicon Valley, Ann Arbor, Austin, Beijing, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco and Singapore. The firm represents more than 2,500 venture capital-backed companies and more than 500 of the world’s largest venture capital and growth capital firms, along with thousands of their underlying funds. The firm routinely trades nearly a third of every venture capital dollar raised globally and is the recognized global leader in representing venture capital and growth funds in their investment business, trading over 1,000 venture capital and growth funding each year. For venture capital-backed companies, the firm provides guidance through every business phase, from launch to IPO and beyond, becoming extensions of their management teams as they prepare for their next growth stage.

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