Lara Foster

Associate, Corporate  

Mountain View 650.335.7839


Lara Foster focuses her practice on strategic counseling to technology and life science companies that range from newly-formed startup teams to mature publicly-traded companies as well as venture capital firms and underwriters. Lara’s experience spans a wide variety of corporate matters, including venture capital financings, debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, initial and follow-on public offerings, SEC compliance and corporate governance. Lara provides her clients with practical and thoughtful advice to help solve business and legal issues, assess risks and achieve goals in an efficient manner.

Lara was recognized as a “Rising Star” on the 2018 and 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers lists, and received the Mabie Award for the Outstanding Law Graduate upon graduation from Santa Clara University School of Law.

Prior to law school, Lara was a corporate paralegal in Silicon Valley.​

Representative Experience:

  • Facebook’s $16 billion initial public offering and $3.8 billion follow-on offering
  • Corium’s $504 million acquisition by Gurnet Point Capital
  • Corium’s initial public offering, multiple follow-on offerings and Rule 144A convertible debt offering
  • Pivotal Software’s $638.25 million initial public offering
  • Callidus Software’s $2.4 billion acquisition by SAP
  • King Digital Entertainment’s $499.5 million initial public offering
  • King Digital Entertainment’s $5.9 billion acquisition by Activision Blizzard
  • Bizo’s $175 million acquisition by LinkedIn
  • goBalto’s acquisition by Oracle