Steve Tonsfeldt

Partner

I work with companies on high-stakes, game-changing deals.

+1 650 843 5967
stonsfeldt@cooley.com

Steven Tonsfeldt represents public and private companies in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, contested transactions, hostile takeovers and defense planning. He also advises private investors and their portfolio companies on investment and acquisition transactions, and financial advisors working with companies engaged in transactional matters.

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Experience

  • Rovi Receives Antitrust Clearance for TiVo Acquisition 

  • Dollar Shave Club Sells to Unilever 

  • Mist Systems Sells to Juniper Networks 

  • Rovi Acquires TiVo for $1.1 Billion 

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley
    JD

  • University of Iowa
    BBA, Accounting
    with highest distinction


Admissions & Credentials

California

Memberships

  • Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy - Advisory Board

  • Certified Public Accountant

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Corporate/M&A - Northern California (2002-2019)

    American Lawyer: Dealmaker of the Week

    Best Lawyers in America: Mergers & Acquisitions (2006 – 2019)

M&A Blog

Dynamic thought leadership and newsworthy developments in the global mergers and acquisitions space

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Contact

+1 650 843 5967 office
+1 650 849 7400 fax
stonsfeldt@cooley.com

3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1130