Marc P. Ernaga


San Francisco
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Marc Ernaga is a member of the Emerging Companies and Venture Finance practice in the firm's San Francisco office. He represents both start-up and established companies, guiding them through structuring, managing and negotiating private placement equity and debt transactions, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, spin-outs, recapitalizations and other corporate reorganizations. He regularly advises private and public companies and their management on a broad range of corporate matters, including corporate governance responsibilities, equity incentive plans and arrangements, employment matters, intellectual property issues, regulatory compliance and commercial transactions. 

Marc also frequently counsels entrepreneurs on company formation, equity structures and negotiations with seed and venture capital investors, in addition to advising venture capital firms, strategic corporate investors and other institutions investing in technology companies. 

Recognitions and Memberships


  • California


  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2000
  • B.S., Economics, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 1993