Peter F. Stone

Peter F. Stone

Peter Stone is a member of Hopkins & Carley’s Corporate Practice in the Palo Alto office.  He regularly advises entrepreneurs, emerging companies and investors on issues involving:

  • Corporate formation, governance and finance
  • Commercial and IP licensing transactions
  • Mergers, acquisitions and corporate partnerships

Peter also provides business-oriented legal advice and counsel to CEOs, investors and directors.

Prior to joining Hopkins & Carley, Peter was in private practice, representing start‑up and emerging growth companies and investors in early stage companies.  In addition, Peter was a founder, Vice President, General Counsel and CFO of a wireless IoT start‑up.  He is also a former partner in the Emerging Companies practice at Cooley in Palo Alto.

  • U.S. counsel to a global security technology company.
  • Outside general counsel to a public semiconductor company.
  • Advise provider of cloud-based people and asset tracking and intrusion detection services.
  • Represent an augmented/virtual reality technology company.
  • Advise social media/mobile app developer of entertainment venue monitoring.
  • Palo Alto Chamber Foundation, Chairman
  • Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce, Former Chair of the Board of Directors
  • Page Mill YMCA, Palo Alto, Board Member and Fundraising Program Organizer
  • The Enterprise Network (TEN), Silicon Valley, Founder, Chairman
  • State Bar of California (1982)
  • J.D., (Order of the Coif), Stanford University Law School
  • B.A. (magna cum laude), Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

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