Andrew chairs the Mergers and Acquisitions practice group.

Andrew Luh
Andrew Luh
Partner
Silicon Valley
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Andrew Luh

Andrew works with clients across a broad range of industries, including software, internet, life sciences, telecommunications, networking, hardware, consumer and energy and clean technology.

Andrew has negotiated and completed more than 300 M&A transactions involving technology companies with an aggregate value of more than $100 billion. He has represented numerous venture-backed companies in their sales to publicly-traded buyers such as Adobe, Alibaba, Allergan, Amazon, Apple, AT&T, Autodesk, Bio-Techne, Bioverativ, Cadence, eBay, Facebook, F5 Networks, General Electric, Google, Home Depot, Invitae, Lilly, Microsoft, News Corp, Nokia, Oracle, Salesforce, Royal Dutch Shell, Telstra, VMware, Wal-Mart and Yahoo.

Likewise, prior to joining Gunderson, he represented publicly-traded companies such as Cisco Systems, Flextronics, Intuit, Sony, Square and Symantec in numerous purchases of both publicly-traded and privately-held companies as well as business combinations and divestitures.

Notable transactions include:

  • WhatsApp’s acquisition by Facebook for more than $19 billion, the largest acquisition ever of a venture-backed company
  • Flipkart’s acquisition by Wal-Mart for $16 billion, reported to be the most highly-valued e-commerce deal ever
  • Symantec’s acquisition of Veritas Software for more than $13 billion
  • Andrew has experience counseling boards of directors in regards to mergers and acquisitions and governance and anti-takeover matters. He also advises venture-capital firms and other investors in M&A transactions involving their portfolio companies.

Prior to joining the firm, Andrew was a partner at Fenwick & West.

Education

  • Stanford Law School, J.D.
    • Order of the Coif
  • University of Virginia, B.A., Economics
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Achievements

Andrew was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions from 2012 – 2019.

Admissions

  • California