Mike LaPlante is an associate in the firm’s Corporate practice. He serves as outside general counsel to emerging growth companies through all stages of their corporate life-cycle, including pre-incorporation planning, general corporate counseling, venture capital and debt financings, public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. He has extensive experience advising clients through all levels of fund raising, from early angel and seed investments to preferred stock financings from top tier venture capital firms including Andreessen Horowitz, Accel, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, CRV, Google Ventures and Accel. He also has advised his clients in both public and private M&A transactions.
- UCSD Health System, Women and Infants Services, Volunteer
- John Wayne Cancer Institute, Volunteer
- Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, Volunteer
- Paul Hastings LLP, San Diego, CA, Associate, 2012 - 2013