Alan Gutterman

Silicon Valley Corporate Attorney
Alan Gutterman
Corporate & Securities, ICOs, International, M & A, Technology Transactions
Silicon Valley

Alan Gutterman has over three decades of experience as a partner and senior counsel with with internationally recognized firms, including Cooley, and Pettit & Martin, counseling small and large business enterprises in the areas of general corporate and securities matters, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, international law and transactions, strategic business alliances, technology transfers and intellectual property, and has also held senior management positions with several technology-based businesses including service as the chief legal officer of a leading international distributor of IT products headquartered in Silicon Valley and as the chief operating officer of an emerging broadband media company. Alan is also the developer and author of a widely-recognized portfolio of timely and practical legal and business information for attorneys, other professionals and executives which is distributed through Thomson Reuters in the form of books, online content, webinars, videos, podcasts, newsletters and training programs. He has served in a number of capacities with various sections of the American Bar Association, currently serving as one of the deputy vice chairs of the Section of International Law, and has also been a member of the Executive Committees of the Sections of Business Law and International Law of the State Bar of California. Alan has been an adjunct faculty member at several colleges and universities teaching classes on a diverse range of topics including corporate finance, venture capital, corporate law, Japanese business law and law and economic development.


• J.D., University of California at Berkeley
• Ph. D., International Comparative Law, University of Cambridge
• D.B.A., Golden Gate University
• M.B.A., University of California at Berkeley
• A.B., History, University of California at Berkeley

Admitted to Practice

• California


• American Bar Association
• Bar Council of India
• San Mateo County Bar Association
• South Asian Bar Association
• The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE)

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