Richard Horton is an experienced, dual-qualified US and Australian corporate and technology lawyer. He works primarily with emerging growth and later stage tech companies in a variety of industries, including digital media, internet, music, software, computer hardware, semiconductors and semiconductor manufacturing equipment, medical devices, biotechnology and clean energy technologies.
Richard advises clients on tech-sector venture capital and strategic financings, M&A, strategic intellectual property advice, international manufacturing and distribution transactions and crowd funding.
Richard has deep experience helping Australian venture funds and technology companies doing business in the United States and regularly works with US and offshore investors and multinationals doing US and Australian law deals in Australia.
He has been involved in some of Silicon Valley’s largest M&A transactions and has negotiated numerous venture financing transactions in both the US and Australia, including dozens of “flip” transactions for Australian technology companies relocating to the United States.