Diane Savage

Of Counsel

+1 650 843 5215

Diane Wilkins Savage is of counsel to Cooley's business department and a member of the technology transactions group. She was a partner with Cooley from 1994 through 2000 and founded Cooley's technology transactions group. She rejoined in 2003 and is resident in the Palo Alto office. Diane's practice focuses on the legal and business needs of emerging growth companies with primary emphasis in electronics (software, multimedia, Internet, and computer hardware, peripheral equipment and semiconductors). She has expertise in the formation and financing of such businesses, as well as in the structuring of complex licensing, commercial and strategic arrangements, within the United States and internationally.

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  • Zendesk's $115 Million Initial Public Offering 


  • Georgetown University Law Center
    JD, 1974

  • Emory University
    BA, English

Admissions & Credentials



  • American Bar Association

  • American Law Institute

  • Emory University Board of Trustees

  • State Bar of California

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Senior Statesmen, IT & Outsourcing: Transactions


+1 650 843 5215 office
+1 650 849 7400 fax

3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1130