Stephen Thau has been recognized as one of the top biotech attorneys in California. His practice focuses on the representation of life science,...
Stephen Thau has been recognized as one of the top biotech attorneys in California. His practice focuses on the representation of life science, medical device, and other technology companies in transactional matters, including merger and acquisition, licensing and collaborations, strategic alliances, public offerings, and equity and debt financings.
Mr. Thau is a member of the Board of BayBio, Northern California’s leading life science association. He is a frequent speaker on venture capital financings and served on the faculty at the 2005 and 2007 Emerging Entrepreneurs workshops at Stanford University.
Mr. Thau re-joined Morrison & Foerster in 2008 after having practiced corporate law for ten years at Venture Law Group and Heller Ehrman LLP. Mr. Thau began his legal practice as a litigator at Morrison & Foerster, focusing on securities and intellectual property. He also served as a law clerk to the Hon. Vaughn R. Walker in the United States District Court in the Northern District of California. He graduated Order of the Coif from Stanford Law School, where he was managing editor of the Stanford Law Review, and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in Biology.
Harvard University (A.B., 1989)
Stanford Law School (J.D., 1994)