Patrick Grilli advises emerging and public companies on a broad range of matters, including venture capital financings, equity and employee compensation, complex acquisitions and restructurings, and corporate governance. Patrick seeks to provide clients with practical, thoughtful advice to help solve business and legal issues quickly and effectively.
Patrick has deep experience in the area of compensation as it relates to “talent” acquisition and retention, which is a significant challenge facing all technology and life science companies in Silicon Valley and beyond. Patrick’s experience in the area of compensation ranges from advising emerging companies in their early compensation strategies to the structuring and implementation of complex compensation structures related to spin-offs and complex acquisitions and restructurings.
Patrick has been recognized four times as a “Rising Star” by the Northern California Super Lawyers magazine.
Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Patrick was an Emery Law Scholar, an Edwin A. Heafey Law Scholar and a Santa Clara University Tax Scholar. Prior to starting law school, Patrick worked for PIMCO.