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Dean Fealk

Dean Fealk

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Corporate & Incorporation, Securities

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Languages Spoken: Korean

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Securities: 50%
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 50%

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555 Mission Street, Suite 2400
San Francisco, CA, 94105




Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Carnegie New LeaderCarnegie Council2011
40 under 40Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal2011
40 under 40New Leaders Council2011
Northern California SuperLawyer Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2010
American Marshall Memorial FellowGerman Marshall Fund2010
Top 20 under 40The Daily Journal2010
Leadership San FranciscoClass of 2009-20102009
Northern California SuperLawyer Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Piercy Town ScholarUniversity of California, Hastings1999
Fulbright ScholarDepartment of State1997
Truman National Security FellowTruman National Security ProjectN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner and Chair, Global Equity PracticeDLA Piper US LLP2007 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Halifax International Security ForumDelegate2011 - Present
Pacific Council on International PolicyMember2009 - Present
California Democratic PartyFinance Council2009 - Present
The American Constitution Society for Law and PolicyMember2009 - Present
The Atlantic CouncilMember2009 - Present
Leadership San FranciscoGraduate2009 - 2010
State Bar of California Executive Committee on International LawCommittee MemberN/A
Council for Emerging National Security AffairsN/AN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
DLA Piper Global Equity Compensation Alert"China: China Expands Preferential Tax Treatment on Employee Stock Awards2011
DLA Piper Global Equity Compensation Alert"Ireland: Changes to Irish Tax Laws Impact Tax Treatment of Employee Stock Awards2011
San Jose Mercury News"Silicon Valley to Benefit from US-South Korea Trade Pact2011
DLA Piper Global Equity Compensation Alert"Extending US Employee Stock Plans to UK Employees2011
Law360MF Global's Debt Bets Ignite Fears Of Global Crisis2011
DLA Benefits and Reward Tax Newsletter"Tax-free repatriation of stock award costs to the US," (Europe and Middle East)2010
DLA Piper Global Equity Compensation AlertCanada may change income tax rules applicable to equity compensation awards,"2010
New York City Bar Center for Continuing Legal EducationGlobal Data Privacy Regulation2009
DLA Piper Global Equity Compensation Alert"Australia: Changes to Taxation of Stock Awards,"2009
Chapter 22: "Counsel for International Legal Work," West PublicationsSuccessful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel2009
DLA Piper Global Equity Compensation Alert"CESR Releases Recommendations on Stock Plans Under EU Prospectus Directive2009
DLA Piper Global Equity Compensation Alert"Thailand's SEC Relaxes Securities Law Requirements For Employee Stock Awards,"2009
Equity-Based Compensation for Multinational Corporations, Tenth edition"Global Equity Compensation: Program Compliance,"2008
Equity-Based Compensation for Multinational CorporationsImplementation and Maintaining Compliance of Equity Compensation Plans Globally2007
World Bank publicationsDoing Business in 2006: Creating Jobs2006
Amcham JournalHuman Resources: Market Trends & Critical HR Issues2005
International Labor and Employment LawsSouth Korea2005
World Bank PublicationsDoing Business in 2005: Understanding Regulation2005
American Bar AssociationInternational Labor and Employment Laws, Volume II, South Korea chapter2005
Invest Korea JournalOn Collective Bargaining Issues2005
World Bank publications"Doing Business in 2004: Understanding RegulationN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard Business SchoolN/AExecutive Leadership Program2011
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Michigan State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Legal Reform in East AsiaInternational Legal Reform2010
Key Labor Issues in Europe and Asia,International Employment2010
Hot International Corporate Tax Issues,"International Tax2010
Hastings International & Comparative Law SocietyInternational Law2010
Doing Business between US and Korea: Practical Insights and Tips,"International Business2010
Careers in International LawInternational Legal Careers2010
UC Berkeley, Boalt School of LawExecutive Series: Corporate Law for a Corporate America2006
UNKNOWNEmployment Law in Asia2006