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Heidi M. Drivdahl Of Counsel

Practice Overview

Heidi's focus is on corporate and securities law. She serves emerging, high growth and startup companies in a wide range of transactions, including angel and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing, and other strategic business transactions.  Angel and venture investors also rely on Heidi for advice and guidance on their investments in privately-held businesses, and she frequently provides advice to executives and to companies in connection with their negotiation of equity compensation packages.  Heidi’s clients include companies within the software, e-commerce, security, mobile applications, gaming, SaaS, medical device, biotechnology, and other high-technology industries.

In the News
Stokes Lawrence Assists in $35 million Acquisition of Innovative Software Company

Recognition & Honors

Appointed by Governor Gregoire in 2006 to serve as a member of the Washington State Securities Advisory Committee

Rising Star, Washington Law & Politics

Representative Work

  • Represented Vayant Travel Technologies in a $35 million all-cash acquisition by PROS Holdings.
  • Representation of Vayant Travel Technologies in connection with multiple equity and convertible debt financing transactions.
  • Representation of C2 Design Automation, d/b/a Forte Design Systems, in connection with multiple preferred stock financing transactions and its acquisition by Cadence Design Systems.
  • Representation of Columbia Equity Partners and their affiliates in several private equity fund formation transactions.
  • Representation of Loft9 Consulting in connection with its formation and strategic partnering with Point B, Inc.
  • Representation of hundreds of startup companies.
  • Representation of numerous technology companies in connection with their license of technology from academic institutions, including licenses from CoMotion at the University of Washington.

Publications & Presentations

  • "Biotechnology Strategy," presenter, Technology Transfer 201 Series, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (November 2017)
  • "Crowdfunding, the JOBS Act and Private/Angel Investments in 2012," speaker, The Seminar Group (September 2012)

Professional & Community Activities

King County Bar Association
Washington State Bar Association

Background & Interests

When she's not working, Heidi can usually be found exploring the greater Puget Sound aboard her sailboat Cricket with her husband and beloved English cream golden retriever, Dalla.

Prior to joining Stokes Lawrence, Heidi practiced at Summit Law Group, Riddell Williams and DLA Piper.

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Areas of Practice

Admissions

Washington

Education

University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., Managing Editor, Oregon Law Review (1996)

Western Washington University, B.A. in political science (1992)

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