Mr. Hall has been recognized for his strong venture capital financing work on behalf of a range of life sciences clients.Chambers USA 2011

Michael W. Hall

 
 

Michael Hall retired from Partnership on December 31, 2014. Mr. Hall represents emerging growth companies, both public and private, and has broad experience in:

  • Venture capital financing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Public securities

A former director and founding partner of Venture Law Group, Mr. Hall’s clients range from life science companies to those involved in a variety of technology segments such as software and electronics. He also represents underwriters in public offerings and venture capitalists in private equity financings.

Mr. Hall has taught classes at Stanford and Boalt Hall on representation of technology companies. He was named as one of America’s Leading Business Lawyers in Chambers US 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, and recognized as a "key partner" for Venture Capital and Emerging Companies in The Legal 500 2012. He was also recently named a "Life Science Star" in LMG LIfe Sciences 2012. Mr. Hall is a member of the board of San Francisco RBI, a non-profit focused on sports and literacy for underprivileged children in San Francisco.

 
  • Bar Qualification
    • California
    Education
    • JD, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall), 1982
    • BA, California State University, Sonoma, 1970
 
 
Notice: We appreciate your interest in Latham & Watkins. If your inquiry relates to a legal matter and you are not already a current client of the firm, please do not transmit any confidential information to us. Before taking on a representation, we must determine whether we are in a position to assist you and agree on the terms and conditions of engagement with you. Until we have completed such steps, we will not be deemed to have a lawyer-client relationship with you, and will have no duty to keep confidential the information we receive from you. Thank you for your understanding.