Mike is of counsel.

Mike W. Murphy
Mike W. Murphy
Of Counsel
Silicon Valley
P+1 650 473 5818
Mike W. Murphy

Mike represents cutting-edge technology companies at all stages of growth.  His practice focuses on advising clients with respect to venture capital financings, debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, pre-incorporation planning, and general corporate governance. He also works with a number of leading venture capital firms.

Mike works closely with his clients and is a trusted resource bringing a practical business sense and an understanding of the market to his practice.

Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Mike was a partner at Murphy & Brawley, LLP and also served two terms as the Mayor of Merced, California.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  • Brigham Young University, B.A., International Politics