Layi Ali-Ajibode

Layi Ali-Ajibode

Attorney at Law

Houston
Texas
Licensed in
TX
University of Virginia School of Law
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About
Layi is an accomplished corporate attorney and problem solver. He focuses on business law, commercial contracts, securities laws, privacy & security, and general business problems. He has a JD/MBA from the University of Virginia.

Led the fund formation and fund operations team at AngelList. He has served as an advisor, angel investor, and board member to numerous startups.

Advised numerous startups (including Y-Combinator companies) on entity formation, compliance, privacy & security, and general corporate matters.

Advised VC and PE funds on state and federal compliance laws.

Serves as outside general counsel to numerous
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"We needed a draft consulting/service agreement for use with our clients. Layi not only provided a draft, he also counseled on implementing legal operations and processes so that we have seamless transitions with our clients."

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"Layi was extremely knowledgeable about EVERYTHING. Not just the legal aspect of business but about business operations as well. He had ideas about steps to take with our investment project that we had not even considered. Clear and concise communication with great presentations."

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Work History

AngelList

Director of Fund Operations & Formation

Jan 2020 - Aug 2021

• Manages and oversees continued product development, and execution of technological functions relating to fund formation and regulatory functions by the fund operations team.
• Manages cross-functional relationships and partnerships across teams including outside counsel, accounting & finance operations, tax, and federal and state, federal and international compliance.

Jan 2020 - Aug 2021

Private Family Office

General Counsel

Nov 2018 - Sep 2019

• Managed and closed M&A, private equity, and venture capital deals.
• Sat on the investment committee and made investment decisions on deal flow.

Nov 2018 - Sep 2019

Mayer Brown

Corporate M&A Attorney

Oct 2015 - Nov 2018

• Managed and closed M&A and capital market transactions including technology, healthcare and real estate deals worth a total of over $4B in aggregate value
• Negotiated and drafted myriad of general transactional documents, including LLC agreements, licensing and distribution agreements, technology agreements, SaaS agreements, purchase and sale agreements, service agreements etc

Oct 2015 - Nov 2018

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