Leader of Palo Alto Office Corporate & Securities

Paul P. Chen

Corporate & Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions, Insurance


Paul Chen is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices. Paul advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, early to late stage investments, alliances and other corporate transactions. Paul is particularly experienced in working with buyers, sellers, investors and founders on transactions involving innovation and technology in industries that have a significant regulatory component such as insurance, health care, financial services and life sciences. Paul’s experience in these regulated industries helps to focus working groups on relevant legal and business issues quickly and efficiently on deals and projects, whether involving an emerging growth company or a more mature company with diverse operations.


  • New York University School of Law , JD
  • Williams College, BA, cum laude


  • California
  • New York