Randy Socol represents established and emerging growth companies in the technology, biotechnology, healthcare, sports, media and entertainment sectors, counseling founders, management and boards, and handling matters ranging from corporate formation and governance, equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. In addition, he also represents venture capital and private equity firms, corporate and strategic investors and acquirors that finance and acquire these emerging growth companies.

In addition to providing strategic and corporate counseling, his practice encompasses venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, debt financings, public offerings, equity and compensation matters and corporate governance.

Randy currently splits his time between DLA Piper's San Diego and Los Angeles offices and is a member of the firm's US Emerging Growth and Venture Capital leadership group and the head of the firm's Southern California Emerging Company and Venture Capital practice, as well as a founding member of the firm's Corporate Venture Leadership Group.