Partner & Board Chair, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Katharine (Katie) Martin is chair of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s board of directors and a partner in the firm’s Palo Alto office, where she practices corporate and securities law. Katie previously served as a member of the Policy Committee and as the leader of its business law department.
Katie has extensive experience in representing public companies. Her practice includes all aspects of company representation, including corporate governance, SEC compliance, 1934 Act issues, public offerings, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions. She also has represented underwriters in public offerings and issuers and investors in private equity financings.
In January 2021, The Daily Journal recognized Katie as a “Top Lawyer of the Decade.” The list features eighteen attorneys who have made incredible contributions to the legal profession over the past 10 years. Katie has been a featured speaker on corporate and securities law, corporate governance, and M&A topics at programs hosted by PLI, Corporate Board Member, the SEC Institute, and other business organizations.