Michael Glaser and Michael LaPlante join Morrison Foerster in Northern California

Michael Glaser was formerly firm-wide co-chair of Perkins Coie’s Business practice group, and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Glaser and LaPlante represent startups in multiple sectors, including digital media, consumer products, sharing economy, cloud services, fintech, and digital health. They have represented startups in hundreds of venture capital transactions, with pre-money valuations ranging from millions to billions of dollars. Their clients have been funded by top venture capital firms, including Sequoia Capital, Greylock, Benchmark, Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins, and Khosla Ventures. They have also advised clients in business combinations with serial acquirers such as Amazon, Apple, Automattic, Chegg, Dropbox, Electronic Arts, Google, ngmoco, Snap, Stillfront, Trip Advisor, Verisign, and Unity.