Partner, DLA Piper LLP
Louis Lehot’s corporate, securities and M&A law practice focuses on advising public and private companies and their financial sponsors on mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, spinoffs and joint ventures, as well as related corporate governance and securities law compliance matters. He regularly represents US and non-US registrants before the SEC, FINRA, NYSE and NASDAQ.
Louis has represented both public and private clients in the United States and globally, with a focus on cross-border transactions.
Louis has been recognized as a leading corporate attorney in publications such as Chambers USA, The Legal 500 United States and Super Lawyers. Since 2012, Louis has been identified as a leader in California in Capital Markets: Debt & Equity by Chambers USA. Clients have noted the “high quality of his advice, his responsiveness and passion for his clients” and appreciate that, “[h]e can cross over into the international space and is easy to work with.”
Louis is an advisory board member by the Silicon Valley Directors’ Exchange, or SVDX.
Prior to returning home to California in 2005, Louis practiced in New York, London and Paris. Married with two teenage children, Louis lives in Palo Alto.