As General Counsel, David Stepp is responsible for day-to-day legal matters arising from Venrock’s investments, operations, fund formations and regulatory compliance. David joined Venrock in 2007 from Cooley, where he was a member of the firm’s business department, in the venture capital practice group. David’s practice at Cooley focused on the formation and representation of venture capital partnerships and other investment funds, as well as the formation, financing, and representation of emerging growth companies. Additionally, his practice included the representation of public companies in public offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, and periodic reporting requirements. These practice areas complement each other well and serve Venrock and our portfolio companies.
David is a member of the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association. He earned his B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Arizona and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.