Steven Levine

650-335-7847
slevine@fenwick.com
Partner
Corporate

Steven
Levine

Steven
Levine

Steven
Levine

Partner
Corporate

Steven advises early- to late-stage startup companies on their full life cycle from inception and formation to later-stage scaling and expansion. With a keen understanding of the intricacies involved in the life sciences and technology startup ecosystems, Steven has established himself as a trusted advisor, offering invaluable counsel on a wide range of critical transactions. His practice includes formation of startup companies, venture capital and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property protection and licensing, and other corporate and commercial transactions in both domestic and international marketplaces. Steven's practice also includes representing venture capital firms and other investors.

Chambers USA and Legal 500 consistently rank Steven among the leaders for venture capital, startups and emerging companies. In Chambers USA, a client commented that Steven is “remarkably thoughtful, proactive, diligent, hard-working and genuinely has me and my company's best interests top of mind." Another client commented that Steven is “smart, informed, self-effacing and always willing to grind through complexity and guide us to optimal outcomes."

  • Blue River Technology
  • CaptivateIQ
  • d.light design
  • Found
  • GitLab
  • Insightly
  • Ironclad
  • Lessen
  • Mythical Games
  • Omidyar Network
  • Orbital Insight
  • Reliable Robotics
  • Rescale
  • Roofstock
  • SentinelOne
  • Synthego
  • ValiMail
  • Woebot Labs
  • Zeplin
  • ZipRecruiter

  • Blue River Technology
  • CaptivateIQ
  • d.light design
  • Found
  • GitLab
  • Insightly
  • Ironclad
  • Lessen
  • Mythical Games
  • Omidyar Network
  • Orbital Insight
  • Reliable Robotics
  • Rescale
  • Roofstock
  • SentinelOne
  • Synthego
  • ValiMail
  • Woebot Labs
  • Zeplin
  • ZipRecruiter

  • CaptivateIQ in multiple financings, including its $100M Series C and $46M Series B financings
  • Found in its $60M Series B financing
  • Gitlab in its $800M Initial Public Offering
  • Hubble Network in its $20M Series A financing
  • Ironclad in multiple financings, including its $150M Series E, $100M Series D, $50M Series C and $23M Series B financings
  • Kira in its $15M Series A financing
  • Lessen in its $950M acquisition of SMS Assist and $35M Series A financing
  • Material Security in multiple financings, including its $100M Series C and $40M Series B financings
  • Mythical Games in its acquisition of DMarket and $150M Series C financing
  • Roofstock in its $240M Series E financing
  • SentinelOne in its $1.4B Initial Public Offering and $50M concurrent private placement and its $267M Series F financing
  • Whisper Aero in its $32M Series A financing
  • Woebot Health in its $90M Series B financing

  • CaptivateIQ in multiple financings, including its $100M Series C and $46M Series B financings
  • Found in its $60M Series B financing
  • Gitlab in its $800M Initial Public Offering
  • Hubble Network in its $20M Series A financing
  • Ironclad in multiple financings, including its $150M Series E, $100M Series D, $50M Series C and $23M Series B financings
  • Kira in its $15M Series A financing
  • Lessen in its $950M acquisition of SMS Assist and $35M Series A financing
  • Material Security in multiple financings, including its $100M Series C and $40M Series B financings
  • Mythical Games in its acquisition of DMarket and $150M Series C financing
  • Roofstock in its $240M Series E financing
  • SentinelOne in its $1.4B Initial Public Offering and $50M concurrent private placement and its $267M Series F financing
  • Whisper Aero in its $32M Series A financing
  • Woebot Health in its $90M Series B financing

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Recognition
Chambers USA

2023

Ranked Steven among the nation's leading lawyers for venture capital work in California.

The Legal 500

2023

Highlighted Steven among the United States’ leading lawyers for venture capital and emerging companies work

Chambers USA

2020

Ranked Steven among the leading lawyers for startups and emerging companies

The Legal 500

2023

Highlighted Steven among the United States’ leading lawyers for tech transactions

Recognition
Chambers USA

2023

Ranked Steven among the nation's leading lawyers for venture capital work in California.

The Legal 500

2023

Highlighted Steven among the United States’ leading lawyers for venture capital and emerging companies work

Chambers USA

2020

Ranked Steven among the leading lawyers for startups and emerging companies

The Legal 500

2023

Highlighted Steven among the United States’ leading lawyers for tech transactions