Palo Alto, CA
Riaz Karamali is a partner in the Corporate & Securities – Technology practice in the firm’s Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices. Mr. Karamali has extensive experience in corporate law, venture finance, private equity, strategic mergers and acquisitions and technology transactions. Mr. Karamali has worked with hundreds of startup and emerging companies, guiding them from their pre-founding stages through their angel and venture capital financing rounds, significant commercial contracts and strategic alliances to their ultimate exit transactions. He has acted as outside general counsel to many such privately held companies in a wide range of industries including the video game, cloud computing, mobile, biotechnology, semiconductor and medical device sectors. Mr. Karamali has significant experience with cross-border transactions involving numerous countries including Australia, Bahrain, the Cayman Islands, China, Dubai, Egypt, France, Belgium, Germany, India, Israel, Jordan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Pakistan, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Spain and Switzerland.