SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 09, 2016) - Silicon Legal Strategy today announced that Peter Volz has joined the firm as an associate in its San Francisco office. Peter's hire marks the sixth new associate to join the team in 2016.
Peter has extensive experience advising early-stage and emerging technology companies, as well as venture capital investors on a wide range of issues. Before joining Silicon Legal, Peter worked at the Silicon Valley office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati where he worked extensively with both private and public companies on corporate and transactional matters. His experience includes entity formations, venture capital financings, public offerings and mergers and acquisitions.
Peter's breadth of practice also includes commercial litigation experience for over four years while at Carroll Burdick & McDonough LLP (now Squire Patton Boggs) and Gordon & Rees LLP.
Peter has been named Northern California Super Lawyer Rising Star by San Francisco Magazine from 2013-2016.
Peter received his B.A. from Saint Mary's College of California and his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law.
"Silicon Legal Strategy has quickly established an excellent reputation among tech startups and the VC community as providing outstanding counsel," said Volz. "The firm's practical, client-focused approach and depth of expertise attracted me and I look forward to contributing to its continued growth. I'm truly excited to be joining such a superb team." "We're ecstatic to have Peter join the team," said Andre Gharakhanian, partner at Silicon Legal Strategy. "Peter's experience is top-notch and his commitment to client service makes him an excellent addition to our team. We expect to continue our strong hiring into 2017 and are excited to continue our growth."
About Silicon Legal Strategy
Silicon Legal Strategy is the premier boutique law firm providing targeted, bottom-line-oriented advice to technology startups, innovative entrepreneurs and seasoned investors. Trained at the top firms in Silicon Valley, our attorneys and staff are incredibly passionate about technology and have extensive experience representing early stage companies and investors. We are a known quantity in Silicon Valley, and work with or sit across the table from every major law firm in the area. Perhaps most importantly, we ourselves are entrepreneurs. We truly understand the challenges of a startup -- like building and motivating a team, creating repeatable processes to ensure continued customer satisfaction at scale and dealing with infrastructure issues. We face these challenges every day -- and as a result, are able to deliver more relevant, bottom-line-oriented advice. Put simply, we actually "get" what entrepreneurs are going through.