About

Richard C. Hsu is a Managing Director of the Partner Practice Group in the San Francisco office of Major Lindsey & Africa (MLA).  Richard is also the host and producer of an ABA award winning podcast HsuUntied and author of the LMA award winning blog HsuTube.

Prior to joining MLA, Richard was a Partner and Global Head of the IP Transactions Practice as well as Co-Chair of the Privacy & Data Protection practice at Shearman & Sterling.  He was also Co-Head of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Industry Group and is a CIPP/US/E, CIPM and CIPT Certified Privacy Specialist.

Before joining Shearman & Sterling, he was a partner at King & Spalding’s Silicon Valley office and former Managing Partner and Practice Group Leader at Townsend LLP, where he was part of the management team that led the merger with Kilpatrick Stockton to form Kilpatrick Townsend in 2010. Prior to joining Townsend, Richard was a Senior Attorney at Venture Law Group (founded by Craig Johnson from Wilson Sonsini) and the former General Counsel at Cyrano Sciences, Inc. (acquired by Smiths Detection), a venture-backed company founded by Caltech Nobel Laureate Robert H. Grubbs.  

Richard holds a JD from Columbia Law School and a BS in engineering from Caltech.  He can be reached at rhsu@mlaglobal.com.

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