Mark Borden chairs WilmerHale’s Corporate Practice, focusing on the representation of companies in the technology and finance sectors, among others. Since joining the firm in 1976, Mr. Borden has developed a successful corporate practice, concentrating primarily on securities law, corporate finance and acquisitions.
Mr. Borden has more than 35 years of experience in representing private and public companies. His public company clients include Analog Devices, Avid, Demandware, Idexx Laboratories, MKS Instruments, Red Hat, Skyworks Solutions, Sonus Networks, Staples, State Street and Wright Express.
Mr. Borden has represented companies and underwriters in more than 100 public offerings. Underwriters that he has represented include Goldman Sachs & Co., Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and UBS.
In the acquisitions area, Mr. Borden has extensive experience both in structuring acquisitions and in designing defenses against unsolicited takeovers.
Mr. Borden is co-author of "Start-up Companies – Planning, Financing and Operating the Successful Business," published by Law Journal Seminars Press.