Craig Shepard is a Managing Associate in Orrick’s Technology Companies Group.
Craig advises technology companies of all sizes from start-ups to public companies on corporate matters including formations, corporate governance, equity and debt financings, and mergers and acquisitions. He represents clients in a variety of industries including software, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, fintech, fashion, media, entertainment, real estate, and renewable energy. He further provides support and advice concerning intellectual property licensing, data privacy, employment matters, distribution arrangements, and joint ventures. He also advises investors and venture capital firms in their investments in early and high growth technology companies.
Craig has experience working in-house in several companies in the software, consumer goods, and technology metals industries. He leverages that experience to understand the business needs of his clients and to come up with creative solutions to their legal challenges. While in law school he served as editor-in-chief of the Boston College Intellectual Property and Technology Forum journal. He was also a student advisor for the Eagle Venture and Start-Up Center. In addition to his law degree he holds an M.B.A. from Boston College, Carroll School of Management.
Equity and Debt Financing
Mergers and Acquisitions
Intellectual Property and Licensing