Kurt D. SummersOf-Counsel
Kurt D. Summers is a seasoned corporate attorney representing emerging growth and established companies at all stages of existence on general corporate and commercial law matters in a wide variety of business transactions, from incorporation and formation to major corporate transactions such as private equity transactions, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions in the private capital market. He also advises and represents privately-held businesses in connection with governance, contracts and commercials transactions with an emphasis on commercial sales and licensing. Mr. Summers has significant experience in issues involving technology development, particularly in the use and commercial exploitation of software. His clients conduct business in a range of industries including e-commerce, software development, food service, financial services, professional services and manufacturing.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Summers worked on Capitol Hill as legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Alfonse D' Amato (Republican-NY). After receiving his law degree, he returned to Washington, D.C. to serve as Associate General Counsel to the U.S. General Services Administration and spent several years as General Counsel to several emerging and midsized technology firms. Before opening his own practice in Orange County, California, Mr. Summers was a corporate attorney with Gibson Dunn.
Mr. Summers received his law degree magna cum laude from Syracuse University College of Law in 1991. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with a minor in Economics, from Saint Lawrence University in 1984.