Trent Dykes concentrates in securities and corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law.

His experience ranges from advising startup companies about formation and venture financings to representing public companies with SEC compliance, corporate governance and other related issues. Trent has worked on numerous initial and secondary public offerings and hundreds of seed and venture financings. His clients include individual entrepreneurs, early stage, venture-backed and public companies and venture capital investors.

Trent is an editor and contributor to The Venture Alley, a blog about business and legal issues important to entrepreneurs, startups, venture capitalists and angel investors.

Trent is the Seattle Office Hiring Partner and a member of the firm's National Leadership Group of the US Emerging Growth and Venture Capital practice. He previously served as a member of the firm's governing Policy Committee from 2009 to 2010.