Buckland, Peter

Peter Buckland

Buckland, Peter

Peter Buckland

Partner

  • Vice Chair, Corporate Practice Group
  • Co-Chair, Emerging Company and Venture Capital Practice

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.

Recognition

  • Award Text

    Top Lawyer for Corporate Law

    Best Lawyers in America®

    2016, 2018

  • Award Text

    Recommended for M&A/Corporate, Venture Capital and Emerging Companies

    The Legal 500 United States

    2016-2017

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    Leading Lawyer for Venture Capital

    Chambers USA

    2018

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Credentials

  • Education

    • JD, University of San Francisco, 1997

      magna cum laude Editor, USF Law Review
    • BA, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1993

  • Admissions

    • California

Credentials