Attorney and entrepreneur Paul Koenig is co-founder and managing director of Shareholder Representative Services in San Francisco. Paul manages operations and heads the Professional Team at SRS, which has served as the shareholder representative on more than 130 deals representing an aggregate value of more than $16 billion.
Before forming SRS in 2007, Paul practiced law at some of the nation’s most prestigious law firms. He specialized in representing both public and venture-backed companies in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), debt and equity financings, company formations, and securities issuance and compliance. Paul also represented many venture capital investors in connection with private equity financings and other transactions. Based on this experience, he has a strong understanding of both investment fund operations and the sale of venture-backed portfolio companies.
Paul was one of the founding partners of Kendall, Koenig & Oelsner, a Denver-based corporate and business law firm with a very strong practice in mergers and acquisitions, securities and venture capital finance. Prior to that, he was an attorney in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins, and in the Colorado office of Cooley Godward Kronish. Paul graduated from Northwestern University School of Law and received his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Iowa.