Gerald D. Hosier
Mr. Hosier is a nationally recognized attorney specializing in business and intellectual property law. Mr. Hosier obtained a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University in 1963 and a Juris Doctorate in Law from DePaul University in 1967. He is admitted before various United States District Courts, United States Courts of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court. He has been actively engaged in the practice of law from 1967 through the present.
Mr. Hosier’s legal practice embraces various aspects of business law including intellectual property, antitrust and unfair competition law. He has been recognized as a leader in the US legal profession by various publications including the American Lawyer, Forbes, and Fortune magazines.
Mr. Hosier has long been an active venture capital investor. He has served as a founding investor and/or board member for businesses in diverse technical fields including electronic video games, electronic voting machines, massively parallel super computers, applied proteomics, and biopharmaceutical R&D. He and his two sons are currently the managing partners of Capital Lake LLC., a family investment company.
Mr. Hosier has established a family foundation to support many charitable causes. Among other things, he was an anchor donor for the Aspen Center for Physics and the Doerr-Hosier Center at the Aspen Institute. In 2000, he established a Distinguished Visiting Professorship at DePaul University Law School.