Amit has extensive experience advising emerging growth companies and the investors that finance them. His practice primarily concentrates on venture capital and private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property sale and licensing transactions and general corporate law.
Amit also represents managers and investors in the formation of venture capital, private equity and hedge funds. After a fund is formed, he often continues to add value as outside general counsel to the fund, assisting its managers in the fund’s transactions and advising on issues that arise throughout the life of the fund.
Amit has experience counseling companies and investors in a broad range of industries, including life sciences, software, hardware, communications and networking, internet, manufacturing and distribution, and medical devices. He normally acts as outside general counsel to such companies, advising them from inception through an exit event.
Prior to joining the firm, Amit was the founder and managing attorney of Benchmark Law Group PC, a corporate law boutique, and practiced corporate law at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in New York City and Cooley LLP in Palo Alto.