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Gunderson Dettmer expands corporate practice group

Jeff Thacker and Ross Burningham join from DLA Piper

31 July 2015

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Global law firm DLA Piper has lost two corporate partners to US law firm Gunderson Dettmer: Jeff Thacker and Ross Burningham.

Thacker represents public technology and life sciences companies. Burningham represents emerging companies, particularly technology and biotech companies, throughout their lifecycle.

"We're excited to add Jeff and Ross to our SoCal, public and life sciences practices," said Gari Cheever, head of Gunderson Dettmer's San Diego office.

"Ross's experience in the Los Angeles market and Jeff's public company practice are the perfect complement to our firm."

Thacker and Burningham had worked together in the San Diego office of DLA Piper.

Thacker will be based in Gunderson Dettmer's San Diego office and Burningham will split his time between the firm's San Diego and Los Angeles offices.

Gunderson Dettmer is a leader in venture capital and emerging companies law.




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