Braden Penhoet

Braden Penhoet

Senior Managing Attorney

Braden Penhoet focuses his practice in the area of corporate law, with emphases on finance for emerging technologies, research and development, intellectual property licensing, and cross-border transactions. He previously served as Executive Director for Innovation in the office of research at a tier 1 public university, supporting technology incubation and business acceleration across computer and data science, physical and life sciences, and social ventures.

Areas of FocusCorporate
Bar admissionsCaliforniaWashington
  • J.D., University of California at Los Angeles School of Law
  • M.B.A., University of California at Berkeley
  • B.A., Stanford University


  • Co-Author, “ESG: the rise of private ordering and the role of the NCGC Committee,” DLA Piper's handbook, March 26, 2020
  • Co-Author, "Socially Responsible Licensing, Euclidean Innovation, and the Valley of Death," volume 5 Stanford Journal of Law, Science & Policy 1, 2011
  • Author, "Financing Structures and Transactions," in THE LAW OF CLEAN ENERGY : EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLES (Chapter 10), Chicago : American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, 2011