Douglas Y. Park

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Menlo Park, CA

Park & Dibadj, LLP
655 Oak Grove Ave, #329
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-814-3933
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017, 2020 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate (70%), Securities & Corporate Finance (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Douglas Y. Park is the managing partner at Park & Dibadj, LLP, in Menlo Park, California. Mr. Park practices business, corporate and securities law, handling matters involving blockchain, cryptocurrency, sustainability, ESG, startups, investments, and corporate governance. He has over 15 years of experience and serves clients throughout California. 

In 1991, Mr. Park graduated magna cum laude with highest honors from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. He went on to receive a doctorate in organizational behavior from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1998 and his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 2004. He is qualified to practice law before all California state courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California.

Earlier in his law career, Mr. Park served as in-house counsel for organizations and worked in a private capacity for several law firms. He founded Park & Dibadj, LLP, with the goal of helping businesses resolve complex legal issues through practical and efficient methods.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Park speaks on corporate and securities law topics at continuing legal education seminars and to entrepreneurs and other professionals. He has authored articles for professional publications and served as an assistant professor of management at the School of Business and Management at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has also taught at Stanford University.

Mr. Park is a member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Asian Alumni Chapter and serves as general counsel of the Harvard Club of Silicon Valley. He has also served in leadership positions for the Palo Alto Area Bar Association, the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley, and the American Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Business/Corporate
  • 30%Securities & Corporate Finance
Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Securities Law

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017, 2020 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2013

About Douglas Y. Park

Admitted: 2004, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.parkdibadj.com/

Honors/Awards

  • Mentioned or quoted in ThirtyK, Time.com, Agenda, a Financial Times service, Boardroom Insider, Corporate Secretary, Boardmember.com, San Francisco Chronicle, and Technology Transfer Tactics, Media Mentions

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Marketing Chair, Palo Alto Area Bar Association, 2009-2012
  • Chair, Corporate Social Responsibility Subcommittee, American Bar Association, 2015
  • Member, Governance and Sustainability Subcommittee, American Bar Association, and Head of Focus Group on Board and Shareholder Engagement, 2013
  • Co-Chair, Education Committee, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley, 2012-2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecturer, Business 208: Starting and Growing Technology Ventures, Stanford University Continuing Studies Program
  • Panelist on the Law + Blockchain panel of the Japan Blockchain Conference (January 2019), one of the largest blockchain conferences in Asia with participants from around the world., Panelist, Law + Blockchain, Japan Blockchain Conference, Blockchain, Finance, Gaming, Advertising, Retail, Internet, Social Media, 2019
  • Lecturer, Business 224: Preparing Your Company for Merger or Acquisition, Stanford University Continuing Studies Program
  • Lecturer, BUS 118: Gain a Business Advantage Through the Law, Stanford University Continuing Studies Program

Educational Background

  • AB, magna cum laude with highest honors in Sociology, Harvard College
  • PhD, Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • JD, The University of Michigan Law School

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Member, Program Committee, Silicon Valley Directors Exchange, 2015
  • Member, Evaluation Committee, BlackRock/NACD Corporate Governance Innovation Contest, 2012
  • President, Harvard Club of Silicon Valley, 2010-2015, 2015
  • General Counsel, Harvard Club of Silicon Valley, 2015 to present, 2019

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Parent Member, Board of Directors, of NorCal Crew, 2019
  • Organizing Committee, Community Law Night, Palo Alto Area Bar Association

Industry Groups

  • Blockchain
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Decentralized Finance
  • ESG
  • Investment Funds
  • Investors
  • NFTs
  • Sustainability
Show More
Office Location for Douglas Y. Park

655 Oak Grove Ave
#329
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone: 650-814-3933

Last Updated: 6/24/2021

Page Generated: 1.2348539829254 sec