Sr. Partner, Global Head, Founder Practice at Withers Bergman LLP, Former General Consul of Linkedin and NAUTO
Doug Mandell - Doug is a Senior Partner and Global Head of the Founder Practice at Withers Bergman LLP, the premier private capital law firm in the world. Doug is recognized nationally as one of the top lawyers in the Country for representing CEOs and founders as a personal general counsel and consigliere. Doug was recognized by INC Magazine as one of the top four law lawyers in Silicon Valley because of his practice in this area. In addition to advising founders and executives personally, Doug has represented several startups as outside general counsel and has been General Counsel and a member of the Executive Teams of LinkedIn (where he was the company’s lawyer when it was founded and served as GC in 2007 and 2008) and Nauto, Inc. a big data/AI company funded by Greylock Partners and Softbank. Doug is also an active angel investor and has invested in several companies that have scaled including LinkedIn, Bloomreach, Motiv Power Systems and Cricket Health.
Doug is active in the Jewish Community in San Francisco. He is currently on the Board of Trustees of the Contemporary Jewish Museum, is a graduate of the Wexner Heritage Program (Class of 2014) and was formerly on the Board of the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation.