Dana Shultz is a business-savvy lawyer with in-depth knowledge of law, business, technology, and the needs of startup and early-stage companies. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area (Northern California), Dana develops close working relationships with clients based on a positive attitude and rock-solid dependability so he can deliver High-touch Legal Services®.
Dana Shultz received an undergraduate degree with honors in Communication Sciences from the University of Michigan and a law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law (University of California at Berkeley). He is licensed to practice law in California.
Before starting his own law practice, Dana provided in-house legal services at companies ranging in size from pre-IPO to multinational. His positions included:
- Vice President and Legal Counsel at VISA
- General Counsel at Baron Data Systems
- Senior Staff Attorney at Lexis-Nexis
Dana’s work experience also includes management consulting in information technology; litigation support marketing and sales; and software development – all of which combine to give Dana an in-depth understanding of business operations that adds value to his legal skills and services.
Dana is a founding member of the Bay Area Business Attorneys Network (BABAN). He volunteers a substantial amount of time to the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) and is Program Chair for SVASE’s East Bay Series. Dana is a member of the Executive Committee of the Alameda County Bar Association’s Business Section and is a member of the Advisory Council of The Organization of Legal Professionals.