About Michael Dorf

Michael Dorf is a partner in the technology group of Shearman & Sterling’s M&A practice. He is based in the firm’s San Francisco office and has practised in the Bay Area for nearly 30 years. Michael has extensive experience in US domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, carve-outs, venture capital financings, strategic investments, joint ventures and corporate partnering transactions. He represents public and private companies, private equity funds, venture capital investors and sovereign wealth funds in the technology, media, telecommunications, biotechnology, healthcare, renewable energy and other industries. He also represents portfolio companies of private equity clients, handling day-to-day legal activities and add-on acquisitions.