Sanjiv Dhawan Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Sanjiv Dhawan

Sanjiv Dhawan

Outside General Counsel and Corporate Attorney

Santa Clara
Licensed in
CA
University of
California at Davis King Hall
School of Law

"He has done my strategic, task-related services correctly & economically the first time."

4.9 5
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About
Sanjiv currently serves as Managing Attorney of InnovaTech Law Group, a law firm specializing in the legal and strategic business advisory needs of leading edge technology focused companies in Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. Sanjiv has over 27 years of broad-based business and legal experience in all areas of transactional law relevant to startup to fully mature technology companies with a particular focus on corporate, securities, employment, intellectual property, and general business law. He has been an entrepreneur himself in several startup ventures so he understands the challenges of that environment and is able to offer… read more practical and tested solutions to his clients.
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4.9
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"Great job Sanjiv"


Posted on Apr 18, 2017
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"Good"


Posted on Sep 23, 2016
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"Always efficient and executes professionally."


Posted on Sep 15, 2016
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"Sanjiv and team have been very responsive and professional. We have enjoyed working with them very much."


Posted on Aug 11, 2016
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"Positive experience"


Posted on Jun 29, 2016
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"Sanjiv and Rafa are great"


Posted on May 18, 2016

Work History

InnovaTech Law Group

Managing Partner

Mar 2011 - Present

Mar 2011 - Present

Legend Venture Partners LLC and Legend Capital Advisors LLC

Managing Director

Nov 2009 - Mar 2011

Nov 2009 - Mar 2011

EG&E, LLC and ELV, Inc.

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Jan 2007 - Nov 2009

Jan 2007 - Nov 2009

Tano Capital

Director

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Connetics Corporation (CNCT)

Vice President and Corporate Counsel

Oct 2004 - Dec 2006

Oct 2004 - Dec 2006

Manatt Phelps

Of Counsel

Jun 2002 - Oct 2004

Jun 2002 - Oct 2004

Onlight, Inc.

Vice President and General Counsel

Mar 2000 - May 2002

Mar 2000 - May 2002

Wilson Sonsini

Senior Associate

Jul 1998 - Mar 2000

Jul 1998 - Mar 2000

Law Firm of Wise and Shepard, LLP

Associate

Jul 1996 - Jul 1998

Jul 1996 - Jul 1998

US Securities and Exchange Commission

Senior Counsel, Division of Enforcement

Nov 1993 - Jul 1996

Nov 1993 - Jul 1996

US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

Supervising Attorney, Civil Division

Sep 1990 - Nov 1993

Sep 1990 - Nov 1993

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