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Randy Socol

San Diego, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Venture CapitalStartups & Emerging CompaniesCorporate/M&A
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Venture Capital - California

Band 4

Randy Socol applies himself vigorously to his work in early-stage financings.His clients include life sciences and technology companies as well as venture capital firms.
"Randy is very good at being responsive, looking at the big picture and understanding the practice of law." "He's an amazing attorney, he's very active when on a transaction and he is very engaged."
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Startups & Emerging Companies - USA - Nationwide

Band 4

Randy Socol acts for both emerging companies and venture capital firms operating in the life science and technology sectors.
"He's an amazing attorney, he's very active when on a transaction and he is very engaged." "Besides his depth of knowledge and experience, he is an eloquent and articulate communicator."
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Corporate/M&A - California: San Diego

Band 2

Randy Socol advises a diverse range of clients, including startups and public companies, on M&A and corporate governance issues, among other matters. He is active in the technology, media and healthcare spaces.
"He is fantastic. He has great knowledge of the space and brings the right personality to the deal.""He communicates very well and really knows the market."
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Practice Areas

Corporate; Mergers and Acquisitions; Emerging Growth and Venture Capital; Capital Markets; Intellectual Property and Technology; International Trade, Regulatory and Government Affairs; Life Sciences

Career

Randy Socol is focusing his practice on the corporate representation of established and emerging growth companies in the technology, biotechnology, healthcare and media/entertainment sectors and the venture capital and private equity firms, corporate and strategic investors and acquirors that finance and/or acquire these companies.

In addition to providing strategic and corporate counseling, his practice encompasses venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, debt financings, public offerings, equity and compensation matters and corporate governance.

Randy currently splits his time between DLA Piper's San Diego and Los Angeles offices and is a member of the firm's US Emerging Growth and Venture Capital leadership group and the head of the firm's Southern California Emerging Company and Venture Capital practice, as well as a founding member of the firm's Corporate Venture Leadership Group.

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J.D., University of Michigan 1999; B.A., Northwestern University 1996

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Randy Socol

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