David He Named to 40 Under 40 List by Asian Legal Business

October 18, 2022Firm News

Singapore Partner David He has been recognized by Asian Legal Business (ALB) as one of Asia’s 40 Under 40 Lawyers for 2022. Published by Thomson Reuters, the ALB 40 Under 40 List recognizes top young lawyers from international and domestic firms across Asia, including Greater China, South Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia and India. The recognition is based on quality of work, recommendations from clients and colleagues, and potential for future growth.

David is the first partner promotion out of Gunderson Dettmer’s Singapore office and has led negotiations on behalf of venture-backed companies and venture and growth equity investors from across the globe, including the U.S., India, China, Middle East, Africa, Australia and Southeast Asia.

In the feature, Gunderson Dettmer client Vikas Garg, Founder and CEO at abillion said, “David He provided exceptional counsel since our pre-Series A days. He’s a skilled negotiator, very commercial, responsive and has a strong foundation in Silicon Valley and tech. David covers all the criteria we’d want from counsel.”

Morgan Worth, Partner and VP of Legal at Lightspeed Venture Partners also commented that “David is one of the best venture-focused lawyers we have worked with in the China, India and Southeast Asia region. He is highly responsive and our team has greatly benefited from his extensive industry knowledge and understanding of how deals are done.”