Glenn Luinenburg is a partner at WilmerHale. With more than 25 years of running a leading practice in corporate and securities law in the Silicon Valley, he is among the most experienced and in-demand advisors to founders, CEOs, CFOs, CLOs, boards, and special committees on all forms of corporate matters and transactions across a broad range of technology and emerging sectors.

Glenn's practice focuses on the representation of technology and growth companies at all stages of their development, from seed-stage start-ups and early-stage public companies to mature public companies.

He regularly advises public and private companies and their management on a broad range of corporate matters, including corporate governance responsibilities, equity incentive plans and arrangements, employment matters, intellectual property issues, regulatory compliance, and commercial transactions. In addition, he frequently counsels entrepreneurs on company formation, equity structures, and negotiations with seed and venture capital investors - learn more about how he can support your startup on He also advises venture capital firms, corporate strategic groups, and other institutions investing in technology companies.

As one of the country’s most active deal lawyers, his experience includes structuring, managing, and negotiating venture financings, strategic alliances, M&A transactions, public equity offerings, private placement equity and debt transactions, joint ventures, spin-outs, recapitalizations, and other corporate reorganizations.

Glenn's clients include companies across a diverse range of industries, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, robotics, autonomous electric (A-EVs) vehicles, aviation and electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicles, big data, cleantech and clean energy solutions, digital health and wellness, digital media and entertainment, fintech, semiconductors, and software and SaaS, among other emerging and disruptive technologies.

Past Experience

Prior to joining WilmerHale as a partner in 2012, Mr. Luinenburg advised tech companies, underwriters and investors on corporate matters for more than 13 years at another prominent law firm in Silicon Valley. He previously worked as an associate at a large international firm based in Canada.

Professional Activities

Mr. Luinenburg is a regular faculty member for Practicing Law Institute (PLI) and a guest lecturer at Santa Clara Law School. He is also a member of the Subcommittee on Transactional Documents and Issues of the American Bar Association's Committee on Venture Capital and Private Equity.

Mr. Luinenburg has written articles on the legal issues related to Regulation Crowdfunding, which have been featured in the Daily Journal. He is very active in the Silicon Valley robotics community.

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  • Education

    • MBA, Ivey School of Business, 1998

      cum laude
    • JD, University of Western Ontario, 1996

      cum laude
    • HBA, Ivey School of Business, 1991

  • Admissions

    • California

    • British Columbia, Canada

    • Calgary, Canada