Marcia is a partner in our Ann Arbor and Silicon Valley offices.
Marcia is a corporate and securities partner at Gunderson Dettmer. She represents and helps build great companies, and also works with venture capitalists who finance them. She works with some of the top private life science and IT companies in the country. Marcia is the office leader of Gunderson Dettmer’s Midwest office, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Marcia’s work with companies spans the entire corporate life cycle, for early stage companies including strategic decisions and coaching prior to incorporation, prospective investor introductions, general corporate representation and counseling, venture capital financings, employment matters, commercial contracts, through public offerings and sale transactions.
Marcia combines a dynamic emerging company practice with a top-tier venture capital investment representation practice, giving her insights, experience and connections relevant to entrepreneurs, companies and investors. She routinely represents venture capital firms in their investment activities, related business matters and counseling. Marcia has extensive merger and acquisition experience representing company clients in sales to U.S. and international acquirers. Marcia’s recent sale transactions include the sale of Flexus Biosciences to Bristol Myers Squibb for $1.2B, the sale of True North Therapeutics to Bioverativ for $825M, the sale of ServiceMax to GE Digital for $1B and the sale of iPierian to Bristol Myers Squibb for $725M. Other recent sale transactions include representing companies in their sales to Oracle, Facebook, VMware, Roche, Gilead, and Nova Measuring Instruments.
Marcia received her J.D. from University of Michigan Law School and her B.A. in history from University of California, Berkeley, where she played on the CAL women’s basketball team. Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Marcia was a partner at Heller Ehrman and a senior attorney at Venture Law Group. Early in her career as an attorney Marcia practiced in New York with Sullivan & Cromwell. Marcia Hatch is admitted to practice law in California, Michigan and New York. Marcia was born and raised in Michigan.
- University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
- University of California, Berkeley, B.A., History