A corporate partner at Fenwick & West, Mark Stevens works with emerging companies, investment banks, and venture capital and other technology investors on complex corporate and transactional matters, as well as with mature companies in their tech-related initiatives. As a lawyer and a business principal, Mark has led teams handling merger, acquisition, and divestiture transactions with total announced value well in excess of $50 billion. He has directed dozens of initial public offerings and hundreds of strategic alliance transactions, ranging from technology and distribution partnerships to multinational joint venture transactions.
Mark’s varied background includes work from the legal, business and venture capital sides of the table. In addition to over 30 years of legal practice at Fenwick & West, he was Executive Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at Excite@Home, Vice President of Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions at Electronic Arts and a venture partner at GGV Capital. Mark has also served on Boards of Directors of several public and private companies.
Mark received his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law (cum laude, Order of the Coif) and his B.S. in Mathematics from Santa Clara University (magna cum laude). He is a member of the State Bars of California and New York.