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RICHARD A. KLINE

PARTNER

  • J.D., 1999
    University of Michigan Law School
  • B.S.B.A., 1993
    Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
Rick Kline
135 Commonwealth Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
USA
650.752.3139

Rick Kline, a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Technology Companies and Capital Markets Practices, specializes in all areas of corporate and securities laws with a primary focus on capital markets transactions. He joined Goodwin Procter in 2011.

WORK FOR CLIENTS

Mr. Kline represents a full range of corporate clients on a wide variety of matters, including company formations, venture financings, M&A transactions, capital markets transactions, corporate governance and advising board of directors. He has also represented a number of banks in securities transactions.

MEDIA

Mr. Kline’s speaking engagements have included: “Preparing for an IPO,” Institute of Management Accountants, Santa Clara, California (May 2011); “Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company in 2011,” Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, California (May 2011); “The Current Environment and Emerging Issues,” SEC Reporting & FASB Forum for Mid-sized and Smaller Companies, sponsored by The SEC Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada (September 2010); and “KPMG and NYSE Euronext IPO Bootcamp,” sponsored by KPMG and the NYSE, Palo Alto, California (September 2009).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Prior to joining Goodwin Procter, Mr. Kline was a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto. Previously, he was employed as a CPA at Coopers & Lybrand in Boston.

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

Mr. Kline is admitted to practice in California.

RECOGNITION

In 2013, Mr. Kline was recognized as a national leader by The Legal 500 United States for his work on mergers, acquisitions and buyouts for venture capital and emerging companies.