Louis Lehot > DLA Piper LLP (US) > Palo Alto, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
East Palo Alto, CA 94303-2250
United States

Work Department

Corporate; Finance; Emerging Growth and Venture Capital


Partner; Co-Chair, US Emerging Growth and Venture Capital; Co-Managing Partner, Silicon Valley office


Louis Lehot’s corporate, securities and M&A law practice focuses on advising public and emerging private companies and their venture capital and private equity investors from formation to liquidity. Louis has domain experience in public offerings and private placements of equity, equity-linked and debt securities, mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, spinoffs, strategic investments and joint ventures, as well as 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.

What Louis most enjoys about his practice is helping his clients achieve growth in their business in new markets and greater returns.

Louis has been consistently rated as a leading lawyer by Chambers and other peer-reviewed legal guides, receiving praise for the high quality of his advice, his responsiveness and passion for his clients.




J.D., Boston College Law School; B.S., Georgetown University; C.E.P. Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Strasbourg (France)