Professional Biography

G. Thomas Stromberg Partner

  • Los Angeles

    D +1.310.788.3252

    F +1.310.843.1247

    Los Angeles

    1888 Century Park East, Suite 1700

    Los Angeles, CA 90067-1721




Partner Thomas Stromberg has decades of experience counseling clients on mergers and acquisitions, as well as financing and corporate structuring projects. In addition to experience leading private equity and venture capital transactions, Tom regularly advises on joint ventures, spinoffs, mezzanine and junior capital financings and restructurings, asset-based financings, convertible debt financings, multibank credits, underwriting facilities, project financings, debt and equity restructurings, recapitalizations and workouts.

Tom is known for managing complex cross-border transactions involving parties across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Tom’s background includes a tenure practicing law in Tokyo, and he speaks Japanese. His practice extends across a wide range of industries, including media and entertainment, information technology, aerospace and defense, food and beverage, software, automotive, life sciences, energy, agribusiness, telecommunications, manufacturing and business services.  

Tom helps his emerging growth clients expand with a variety of investment vehicles, including utilizing securities and other capital raise transactions. His Silicon Valley practice extends to advising on M&A transactions for tech and IP-heavy clients. Prior to joining Perkins Coie, Tom founded and managed an office in Palo Alto for a New York-based law firm. In the cryptocurrency space, Tom advises clients on regulatory, corporate and commercial issues related to initial coin offerings, and he closely follows securities law developments related to issuing and trading crypto assets.

A frequent author on M&A and blockchain topics, Tom has also lectured at Stanford Law School, the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley and the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.

Professional Recognition

  • Ranked by Legal 500,M&A/Corporate and Commercial- M&A - Middle Market ($500m-999m), 2016 - 2018
  • Received "AV Peer Review Rating" from Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Leadership

  • Public Counsel, Board Member, 2014 - 2018
  • Stafford Publications, Corporate Law Advisory Board, 2014 - 2016
  • Mezzanine Finance SymposiumBoard of Advisors, 2005 - 2016




Bar and Court Admissions

  • California


  • University of Utah, J.D.
  • Harvard College, B.A., with honors


  • Japanese