Jon Olsen is a partner in the San Diego office of DLA Piper. He regularly advises emerging companies and established corporations in the technology, life science, entertainment and health care industries. In addition to providing strategic counselling to his clients, Jon's practice includes venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, debt financings and corporate governance.

Jon has substantial experience representing sellers and acquirors in merger and acquisition transactions. He also has significant experience in cross-border transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, minority investments and joint ventures in over thirty international jurisdictions ranging from Europe and the Middle East to South America and Asia. He regularly represents corporate venture groups in their minority investments in both US and international emerging growth companies.

Jon's broad experience representing strategic acquirors and investors gives him invaluable insight into working with emerging growth companies as they progress through their life cycle.