Lang joins DLA Piper from Oak Investment Partners

Craig Lang has joined law firm DLA Piper‘s corporate practice as a partner. Previously, Lang worked at Oak Investment Partners where he was vice president of legal affairs and closed hundreds of VC deals.


June 18, 2018 – DLA Piper announced today that Craig Lang has joined the firm’s Corporate practice as a partner in Silicon Valley.

Lang has an established track record leading venture capital investments and sell-side M&A matters for technology companies in Silicon Valley and in markets around the country. He joins DLA Piper from venture capital firm Oak Investment Partners, where he served as vice president of legal affairs and closed hundreds of venture financing transactions – ranging from seed and early-stage to late-stage/control position investments.

“Craig’s experience leading private financing transactions and M&A teams, particularly in the technology space, will enhance the services we provide to clients in Silicon Valley and across our global platform,” said Louis Lehot, co-chair of DLA Piper’s US Emerging Growth and Venture Capital practice. “We are thrilled to welcome him to the firm.”

“Craig has deep ties to Silicon Valley and is well-respected in the venture capital and emerging growth industries throughout Northern California,” said Bradley Gersich, co-chair of the firm’s Northern California Corporate and Securities practice. “His wealth of experience will complement the capabilities of our existing Corporate team and help us continue to grow the practice on the West Coast.”

Lang earned his J.D. from Georgetown University School of Law and his B.A. from Washington & Lee University. He is a member of the State Bar of California.

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