Douglas Y. Park
Partner at Rimon
Douglas Y. Park is a Partner at Rimon, PC, in Palo Alto, California. Doug has spent his career helping companies succeed by tackling difficult issues that cross clear functional and disciplinary lines. With a passion for working with companies that seek to change the world, and an expertise in both business and law, his practice addresses complex situations that cut across corporate governance, corporate and securities law, and strategy. Applying his background in business, which includes a PhD from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Doug brings a unique combination of business and legal judgement to his advice. Through seeing the close connections between business and legal issues, Doug believes that a great legal advisor should help clients create and capture value.
He works with entrepreneurs, companies, board members, and investors in a wide range of industries. Doug has represented companies in mobile, SaaS, healthcare, robotics, internet retail, financial services, consumer products, and many other markets. Throughout his career, Doug has worked with business leaders from all over the world. Doug has taught classes in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, and Organization Theory. He received several Citations for Excellent Teaching Performance at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, School of Business and Management, where he was a tenure-track faculty member. Doug currently teaches through the Stanford University Continuing Studies Program, where he has taught Starting Startups, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Gain a Business Advantage Through the Law.
Before joining Rimon, Doug founded DYP Advisors, a business and legal advisory, and earlier practiced corporate and securities law at Orrick and business litigation at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy. He has worked on corporate governance, securities law and regulation, mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, compliance, information security and privacy, financial fraud and shareholder derivative litigation, and intellectual property matters.
His expertise in helping companies with complicated issues is well recognized. Doug’s views on corporate governance and principled business have been mentioned or quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle, Time.com, Corporate Secretary, Boardroom Insider, Agenda (a Financial Times service for corporate directors), and other media outlets. In addition to his practice, Doug contributes to the community. He has served as President of the Harvard Club of Silicon Valley and Legal Counsel to the Korean American Society of Entrepreneurs.
Doug earned his A.B. magna cum laude with highest honors in Sociology from Harvard College, his Ph.D. in Business from Stanford Graduate School of Business, and his J.D. from University of Michigan Law School.