Bill Graves is TDK Ventures Legal Principal representing the company in general corporate requirements, venture capital financings, and fund formation matters.
Prior to joining TDK Ventures, Bill spent over 20 years helping build successful businesses and working with venture capital firms. This time includes serving as the Managing Partner of M&H LLP in Menlo Park, CA, where he practiced corporate law for over 17 years with a special emphasis on venture capital law and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to that, he practiced as a corporate securities attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, CA.
Bill’s entire legal career has been dedicated to servicing emerging growth technology companies and helping them scale as privately held businesses. He has represented both companies and VCs in connection with hundreds of venture capital financings and exit transactions.
He received his law degree with an emphasis on securities regulation and corporate finance from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado, where he also played lacrosse.
Bill enjoys biking, camping, skiing, barbecuing, and rooting for his beloved San Francisco 49ers.