Mark Roeder is the global Co-chair of the Life Sciences Industry group and previously Co-chair of the Corporate Department for the Silicon Valley office of Latham & Watkins.
Mr. Roeder has represented both public and private companies, venture capital firms and investment banks. His transactional experience includes securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital financings. Mr. Roeder's general company representation includes advising management and boards of directors regarding corporate governance matters, securities law compliance, formation, financing, assistance with business plans, employment matters, equity incentives, negotiation of credit facilities and information technology license agreements. His venture capital practice consists of representing investors in all stages of venture capital financings.
Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Mr. Roeder was general counsel of a venture-backed web services infrastructure company based in San Francisco. After graduating from the University of Michigan, Mr. Roeder began his practice at a leading law firm in Palo Alto.