David Steuer is an American trial lawyer advising clients in matters involving securities regulation, intellectual property, and other business disputes. He is a senior partner at the global firm of Wilson Sonsini. He has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America as a leading litigator in the fields of intellectual property, securities litigation, and commercial litigation. A part of Mr. Steuer’s practice is the pro bono representation of disadvantaged groups, including a class of prison inmates at California’s Pelican Bay State Prison. That lawsuit and trial led to significant reforms addressing medical neglect and brutality against prisoners. Mr. Steuer has for many years served on the Board of Directors of Bay Area Legal Aid, the primary provider of legal services to underserved communities in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is also the Chairman and President of the Wilson Sonsini Foundation, one of the largest legal public charities in the United States. Recently he spearheaded a drive to provide $300,000 to organizations providing relief to Ukrainian refugees and impacted communities. He is an honors graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School.