Mark A. Bertelsen
Senior Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Mark Bertelsen is a senior partner of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, the nation's premier legal adviser to technology and growth enterprises worldwide. Mr. Bertelsen joined the firm in 1972 and has played a major role in the development and growth of the firm, including serving as managing partner from 1990-1996.
Mark Bertelsen is a business lawyer. He regularly advises senior management and boards of directors on matters relating to corporate governance, corporate finance and securities, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, and international transactions. For over 30 years Mr. Bertelsen has advised and represented companies that have transformed their industry in computer hardware, software, telecommunications, semiconductors, new media and clean energy. Mr. Bertelsen has served on the board of directors of Autodesk, Inc. since 1992. He is a Trustee of the U.C. Santa Barbara Foundation and served as chair from 2001-2003.
Mr. Bertelsen received his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, in 1969 and BA in political science in 1966 from the University of California, Santa Barbara.