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Craig Lilly is a leading legal advisor for strategics and private equity sponsors on domestic and cross-border technology acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, recapitalizations, consolidations, auctions, leveraged buyouts, and minority investments.


  • University of Oklahoma, 1990, J.D., Order of the Coif
  • University of Oklahoma, 1987, B.B.A., with Distinction

  • California
  • Texas

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • California State Bar Association - Business Law Section
  • Texas Bar Association - Business Law Section
  • Association for Corporate Growth – Silicon Valley, Board Member, and Co-Chair of ACGSV M&A Circle
  • Financial Executives International – Silicon Valley Chapter, Advisor and Transaction Affinity Group Committee Co-Chair
  • American Bar Association - Committees on Negotiated Acquisitions, PE, M&A Trends, Corporate Governance, Institutional Investors
  • The Venture Capital - Private Equity Roundtable –Member and Advisor
  • Stanford University (2013-2015) - Advisory Board Member, Law, Science and
  • California Reporter,  American Bar Association Committee on State Regulation of Securities (2006 – 2010)
  • Texas Business Law Foundation – Former Legal Advisor