Geoffrey M Ossias joins DLA Piper’s corporate and finance practice in Phoenix

DLA Piper has announced that Geoffrey M Ossias has joined the firm’s corporate and finance practice as a partner in the Phoenix office.

Ossias focuses his practice on emerging companies in a range of technology-driven sectors, including healthcare, e-commerce, renewable energy and financial services.

He regularly assists these companies in a variety of strategic transactions, including debt and equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions and the resolution of complex corporate governance matters.

He also regularly represents venture capital and private equity funds in connection with their investments in early-stage companies. Earlier in his career, Ossias was a co-founder of, a publicly traded internet marketing firm in San Francisco.

Ossias is the most recent addition to the firm’s growing Phoenix office, following the hiring of Kevin Lytle and Craig Cartwright in the office’s real-estate practice in June.

He joins DLA Piper from Quarles & Brady, where he was co-chair of the firm’s emerging growth companies practice.