Peter Fusco is a partner in Orrick’s Technology Companies Group and leads the firm’s New York Tech Companies practice. He represents venture funds and tech companies throughout all stages of their life cycle, from pre-incorporation planning to angel, seed and growth rounds to exit in M&A.
Pete serves as senior outside legal advisor to many startups, growth stage companies and venture funds. Pete also works closely with the NYU Tandon Future Labs startup incubator ecosystem (the Data, Digital, Urban and Veterans Future Labs) and its related programs.
Prior to joining Orrick, Pete represented tech companies and funds as a partner at Lowenstein Sandler LLP and an associate at Brown Raysman LLP. Prior to practicing law, Pete was a rifleman and crew-served weapons instructor in an Infantry unit in the Army Reserve and graduated as the Distinguished Honor Graduate for his class from the United States Army Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Pete also co-founded a rock band called LongRoad that was featured on college stations around the U.S. and opened for Buckcherry, Candlebox and Cracker, among others.