Robert Kornegay

Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati

Partner, Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati

Rob Kornegay is a corporate and securities partner resident in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s San Diego and Palo Alto offices. Rob joined the firm in 1994 and became a partner in 2001. His practice focuses primarily on the representation of technology, life science, and other emerging growth companies throughout the United States and internationally. These companies range from start-ups to large public companies as well as sources of capital for such companies. Specifically, Rob represents:

  • Public and private companies in merger and acquisition transactions;
  • Issuers, investors, and underwriters in public and private financings; and
  • Public and private companies with respect to corporate governance matters related to strategic transactions and special situations, as well as in ongoing corporate and securities law matters.
  • Representative recent clients and engagements include:

  • Corporate, securities, and governance representation of numerous public and private issuers, including Occam Networks, MaxLinear, Mindspeed, Fluidigm, Copart, 3Par, DisplayLink, ClairMail, and Real Networks
  • Issuer-side public offerings by various issuers, including MaxLinear, 3Par, Occam Networks, Copart, Turnstone Systems, Inktomi, and Oncothyreon
  • Financing transactions on behalf of numerous venture-capital-backed issuers, including Fluidigm, MaxLinear, Occam Networks, Silicon Optix, DisplayLink, ClairMail, and Bloom Energy
  • Acquisitions, dispositions, and other strategic transactions by numerous public and private companies, including Mindspeed, Transcept Pharmaceuticals, PC-Tel, Copart, Occam Networks, and Silicon Optix

  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1993
    Comment Editor, UCLA Law Review
  • M.B.A., (Specialization in Finance), University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, 1989
  • A.B., Georgetown University, 1987

  • Lecturer in Law, Venture Capital Finance
  • University of California, Hastings College of Law
  • Santa Clara University School of Law

  • State Bar of California