Brian J. Cuneo is a partner in the Silicon Valley office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Cuneo practices general securities and corporate law, with an emphasis on the representation of public and private companies in the technology and life sciences industries, venture capital funds and investment banks.
Mr. Cuneo has represented issuers and underwriters in public financings, including initial public offerings, secondary and follow-on equity offerings, registered and 144A convertible and high-yield debt offerings. He has also represented companies and investors in a number of venture capital financings, from initial seed funding through late-stage rounds, recapitalizations, as well as strategic investments. Mr. Cuneo also regularly advises companies in matters involving corporate governance, state and federal securities laws, fiduciary duties, employment and compensation, and disclosure obligations, including Securities Exchange Act reporting compliance.
Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Mr. Cuneo was an associate in the Palo Alto office of another firm. Mr. Cuneo received a J.D., cum laude, from Santa Clara University School of Law where he was awarded the High Tech Law Certificate in Corporate Transactions and elected to the Order of the Coif. Mr. Cuneo was the recipient of the Witkin's Award for Academic Excellence in Securities Regulation, the Ricardo Echeverria Prize and the Gerald Marer Advocacy Prize.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Cuneo was a Registered Investment Advisor in Southern California.