Don Williams

Don has represented private and public companies including Alchip, Autodesk, BCD, Bridge Pharmaceuticals, EPIN, Google, Polycom, and Sigma Designs.

He also represents investment banks, including Credit Suisse First Boston, JMP Securities, Morgan Stanley, and UBS, in connection with public offerings, and as venture funds including KPCB China, Sequoia, Granite Global, SBCVC, IDG, IFC, CID, JAFCO, and Advanced Technology Ventures, in connection with portfolio investments and other transactions.

Don also has represented both buyers and sellers in many of M&A transactions, including Autodesk in its acquisition of Discreet Logic, Buzzsaw, and other companies; Caretta Integrated Circuits in its acquisition by Cirrus Logic; Equator in its acquisition by Pixelworks; Focus Media in its acquisition of CGEN; Google in various transactions in China; PeoplePC in its acquisition by Earthlink; Polycom in its acquisition of PictureTel and other companies; Xicor in its acquisition by Intersil; and Zeevo in its
acquisition by Broadcom. He is a member of the California bar.

Don holds a BA from Stanford University and a J.D. cum laude from Harvard
Law School.


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