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Kamal Patel

Kamal Patel

Experienced Big Law Corporate Attorney with JD/MBA

San Francisco
California
Licensed in
CA
University of
California at Los Angeles
School of Law
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About
Kamal Patel is an experienced corporate attorney having worked at several major law firms including Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP focusing on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and private equity with a particular emphasis on representing sponsors in the structuring and formation of private investment funds. He also is involved with investing in real estate and entrepreneurial ventures in Silicon Valley. Additionally, he is active in serving on the boards of non-profit organizations and participates in other community building activities. He currently serves on… read more the board of Medshare, a non-profit organization that delivers surplus medical equipment and supplies to developing countries.​

Kamal Patel was born and raised in San Jose, California. After attending Carden Elementary school in Santa Clara, California for 10 years, he subsequently attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View, California. Following St. Francis, Kamal moved to Los Angeles to attend UCLA. He graduated with Honors and Distinction from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa and also earned a JD from the UCLA School of Law and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He also completed a certificate program at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has completed a rigorous curriculum with extensive Training the Street seminars on Corporate Valuation, LBO and Merger Consequences Modeling and DCF Valuation Modeling.

Kamal Patel is an avid runner and weight lifter in his spare time. He is a huge San Francisco Giants fan and also follows football, basketball and hockey (particularly the San Jose Sharks). He enjoys outdoor activities and traveling different parts of the world. He has visited over 50 different countries on 5 different continents and all but a few states in the US.

Specialties: Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Securities Law, Financial Modeling and Analysis, Corporate Law, Valuation, Restructuring, Contract Negotiation, Fundraising, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Heath Care

Resume:

Education


Juris Doctor, 2011, UCLA School of Law

Masters in Business Administration, 2011, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics & Political Science, minor in Accounting, 2007, UCLA

London School of Economics, June 2005-August 2005

UC Berkeley, May 2002-November 2002


Work Experience


Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP, September 2011 to present

Towerview Capital Management, September 2010 to July 2011

The Princeton Review Tutoring, February 2007 to July 2011

Aviation Capital Group, September 2010 to March 2011

Healthy@Home, September 2010 to March 2011

Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP, May 2010 to August 2010

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, May 2009 to August 2009

Securities & Exchange Commission, January 2009 to April 2009

Federal Trade Commission, May 2008 to August 2008

The Arena Project,September 2006 to June 2007

Pro Bono Project, June 2006 to September 2006

Richardson & Patel, LLP, September 2005 to June 2006

Marcus & Millichap, January 2005 to June 2005

Bill Mundell for US Senate Campaign, December 2004 to June 2005

General Counsel of Peralta Community College District, June 2004 to September 2004

The Kramer Law Firm,May 2001 to August 2001 & May 2002 to August 2002

The MONY Group,January 2004 to June 2004


Board Positions


MedShare, March 2012 to present


Research & Publications


“Unsolicited Take-Private Transactions: 2007 through 2012.” (2012).

“Dodd-Frank Act Implications for Hedge Fund & Private Equity Advisors.” (2011).

“Recent Cases & SEC Staff Guidance Focus on Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans.” (2009).

“Rating the Unrated: Increasing Credit Rating Agency Accountability.” (2009).

“Greater Shareholder Democracy: Granting Shareholders Negotiating Power in Hostile Takeovers.” (2009).

“America’s Incarceration Fixation: Why America Prefers Imprisonment.”(2007).

“The Mexico-U.S Border: Balancing Migrant Rights, Security, and Trade in the Post-9/11 Era.” (2006).

“Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Are the Benefits Worth the Costs of Litigation and Regulation?” (2006).

“Peralta Community Colleges Student Election Code.” (2004).

“Peralta Community Colleges Board Procedures: How an Idea Becomes Policy.” (2004).

“Whiz Kids: The Bay Area’s Brightest Students.” San Jose Magazine (January 2003).


Licenses, Certifications & Professional Memberships


Licensed California Real Estate Salesperson (License No. 01472757).

California Licensed Attorney (License No. 278860)

American Bar Association, Corporate & Intellectual Property Law Divisions

Bar Association of San Francisco
6
Years
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
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Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Kamal represents my company on the formation and governance of PritiStyle, LLC. He has deep knowledge regarding best practices for entity formation and corporate governance. In addition, he also has an MBA which has been helpful on the stragetic, financial and accounting areas of my business. His multi-discplinary approach is an asset to any business!"

Corporate Formation and Governance
Posted on Jan 21, 2014

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