Peter Buckland focuses his practice on the representation of companies, from start-ups to established corporations, with particular emphasis on software, Internet and digital media, devices, energy and clean technologies. Since joining the firm in 2005, Mr. Buckland has counseled numerous entrepreneurs and emerging companies throughout their lifecycle and has advised on complex corporate transactions, including venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and buyouts. Mr. Buckland is the vice chair of WilmerHale's Corporate Practice and the co-chair of the firm's Emerging Company and Venture Capital Practice Group.
Mr. Buckland has extensive experience in a wide range of transactions including capital markets transactions, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and general corporate matters. In addition, Mr. Buckland represents numerous venture capital firms in financing transactions and related matters and investment banks as underwriters' counsel. Learn more about Mr. Buckland's practice and how he can support your startup on WilmerHaleLaunch.com.
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Leading Lawyer for Venture Capital
- Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2016 and 2018 editions of Best Lawyers in America for corporate law
- Listed among the nation's best for venture capital in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
- Recommended in the 2016 and 2017 editions of The Legal 500 United States for M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
- Recognized in the 2009-2017 editions of Northern California Super Lawyers for his business/corporate practice
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JD, University of San Francisco, 1997magna cum laude Editor, USF Law Review
BA, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1993