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Chris E. Dombkowski*


Chris Dombkowski is an associate in LP’s Corporate Practice Group, with a broad range of legal, business and technology expertise that he brings to bear on behalf of private equity firms and investors and tech companies. He counsels a diverse set of clients throughout their entire life cycle, including: pre-incorporation planning; formation; general corporate representation; early and late stage equity financings; joint ventures; and mergers and acquisitions.

Chris is a mechanical engineer with an M.B.A, and has 10 years of experience at Procter and Gamble where he managed the largest portion of the Olay skin care business. He joined LP from Am Law 100 firm O’Melveny & Myers in Silicon Valley. During law school, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Ronald M. Whyte of the US District Court for the Northern District of California.

*Currently admitted in California only

Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., 2012
Xavier University, M.B.A., 2008
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1997
Bar Admissions
California, 2012
Illinois, admission pending*
Managing Editor, Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal
CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Intellectual Property Litigation
Recipient of High Tech Law Certificate, with honors, from Santa Clara University School of Law


If you weren’t an attorney, what would you be?
Professional motorcycle racer.
What’s your favorite quote?
"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” —Thomas Edison.
What’s one thing someone would be surprised to know about you?
I jumped out of an airplane to overcome my fear of heights. Amazing experience - still afraid.

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