Maggie Kavalaris heads Dentons' corporate practice and is a member of the venture technology practice. She focuses on corporate finance, securities and intellectual property licensing, with an emphasis on emerging growth companies in the tech sector. She handles venture financings, M&A deals and public offerings, and advises companies on corporate governance and operations, technology development, transfers, licensing and distribution.
Maggie speaks frequently on topics such as intellectual property, law firm management and women in leadership. She sits on the boards of directors of numerous nonprofits, including the WCF (formerly the Women's Campaign Fund) and the San Francisco Zoological Society. She also serves on the Leadership Board of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Maggie received her JD in 1981 from the University of San Francisco and her B.A. in 1977 from the University of California at Berkeley, where she was elected to the Pyrtanean Honor Society and the Order of the Golden Bear.