Mr. James Koshland serves as Partner at DLA Piper. He is also an Angel Investor. Mr. Koshland concentrates on emerging growth companies; venture capital; general commercial and mergers and acquisitions. His practice includes formation and follow-on work for venture capital-backed companies, among them AuctionDrop, Casecentral, Caspian Networks, Dust Networks, Luminous Networks, Orb Networks, TuVox, and XFire. Mr. Koshland also is extensively experienced in multimillion-dollar technology transfer and license agreements between various technology, software and Internet companies, and public offerings and follow-on representation of such public companies as Virage and Immersion. Mr. Koshland also has represented many technology companies in mergers and acquisitions. He has been recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer, as the result of research projects conducted by San Francisco and Law & Politics magazines. He also serves as a Co-Chairman at J-Angels Investment Group.