June 04, 2019
Partner Kyle Krpata has been recognized as a 2019 Technology “Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal.
In a special supplement to NLJ published today, Mr. Krpata is recognized among a group of attorneys who specialize in tech-related areas.
His work representing many of the most important companies and investors in Silicon Valley was noted, including advising TCV in its recent investment in Peloton, and TPG Growth in its recent financing of Calm.com, a meditation and sleep app. His involvement in deals in the ride-sharing and autonomous vehicle space was also discussed, including his work on investments in Uber and DiDi, the largest ride-sharing platform in China, as well as his representation of SoftBank Vision Fund in its in investment in GM Cruise.
Mr. Krpata is the 15th Weil partner since late 2015 to be named an NLJ Trailblazer in his or her respective filed of expertise. The other honorees are: Transactions Co-Head Frederick Green (Mergers & Acquisitions); Patent Litigation partner Edward Reines (Intellectual Property); Securities Litigation Practice Co-Head John Neuwirth (Litigation); Antitrust partner Jeffrey Perry (Antitrust); Litigation Department Co-Chair Jonathan Polkes (Litigation); Litigation Department Co-Chair David Lender (Litigation); Corporate Department Chairman Michael J. Aiello (Mergers & Acquisitions); Head of the Antitrust/Competition practice Steven Newborn (Antitrust); Head of the IP & Media practice R. Bruce Rich (Litigation); Co-Head of the Firm’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Group Randi Singer (Privacy & Cybersecurity & Data Privacy); Co-Head of the Firm’s White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations Group Steven Tyrrell (White Collar Crime); Head of the Environmental practice Annemargaret Connolly (Energy & Environmental); and Antitrust partner Steven Bernstein (Antitrust).
You can read the profile and access the full supplement here.