Dean Fealk

Member Since 2022

Dean Fealk

Northern California Co-Managing Partner / WSJ Best-Selling Author

DLA Piper


An international attorney, best selling author, and civic leader, I cross sectors to partner alongside government, business and NGOs to strengthen the economy and trans-national investment and trade. I have convened and advised government officials and politicians at the highest levels on public policy issues including foreign policy, international trade and economic development. As Northern California Co- Managing Partner at global law firm DLA Piper, I represent leading multinational companies on legal and strategic issues related to international business including more than US$30 billion in cross-border transactions. I serve on the California Workforce Development Board, as past chair of the Northern California District Export Council and chair for global strategy and innovation at the Halifax International Security Forum, as appointed advisor to both the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and US Trade Representative and as a board member with key CEO leadership groups.


  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Public Policy
  • Corporate Law


January 18th, 2023

13 ways to retain existing loyal clients—no matter what the market climate

Reassuring your customer base that you value their business and want them to succeed—whether they're up or down—is what really matters and builds better partnerships. 


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