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|Samuel B. Angus
Samuel B. Angus is a partner in the Corporate Group of Fenwick & West LLP, a law firm specializing in high technology matters. Mr. Angus is resident in the San Francisco office and his practice concentrates on the formation of start-up companies, venture capital and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property licensing, joint ventures and general corporate matters.
Mr. Angus represents a broad range of companies from privately held start-up companies to publicly traded corporations. His practice also includes advising entrepreneurs and investors. Mr. Angus served as counsel for In-System Design, Inc. in connection with its acquisition by Cypress Semiconductor Corporation. He also counseled Naxon Corporation (Wineshopper.com) on its acquisition of Wine.com, Inc., Micro Focus Group on its $500 million merger with Intersolve, Inc., Junglee Corp. on its $300 million acquisition by Amazon.com, Inc., and Blue Lava Wireless on its $140 million acquisition by JAMDAT Mobile.
Mr. Angus received a Bachelor of Arts degree in law and society from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He received a J. D. from University of California Hastings College of the Law in 1993. At Hastings, he was the Executive Articles Editor for the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review. Mr. Angus is a member of The Bar Association of San Francisco, the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association. Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Mr. Angus practiced commercial lending law at the law firm of Lillick & Charles. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Angus was a founder and the chief executive officer of Design Look Publications, Inc., an international publisher of fine art calendars and other published gift products.
Mr. Angus sits on the advisory board of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a frequently lecturer at the HAAS School of Business and the Stanford Technology Ventures Program.