Attorney at Law
Obehi's prior experience includes practicing law at large New York and Silicon Valley law firms and in-house at IBM. She is admitted to practice law in California and New York.
"Oby....rocks. She was patient, masterful and forceful when needed. The customer was a bit difficult to deal with. Oby did a great job over many many calls walking them thru many difficult topic areas. She was always extremely helpful, and dedicated to solving the issue to better our company."
"I enjoyed working with Oby. She worked hard, got a lot done quickly, and had excellent customer rapport."
Obehi Ota Legal
Founder & Attorney
May 2017 - Present
Advise on complex technology transaction matters and commercial contracts.
Oct 2016 - Feb 2018
Paragon Legal is an alternative legal services firm that provides highly experienced attorneys to Fortune 500 and leading Bay Area companies on a project basis, with a focus on technology transactions and intellectual property law.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Sep 2014 - Apr 2016
Represented clients on complex technology transactions, including advising on intellectual property and privacy matters
Dec 2015 - Apr 2016
On secondment at LinkedIn while still employed by Wilson Sonsini. Provided legal support to the business development team, including reviewing and negotiating agreements involving software, APIs, data and content
May 2010 - Aug 2014
Responsibilities included negotiating inbound and outbound agreements for complex technology transactions involving software, hardware, services, data, and cloud computing and advising on privacy and data security issues
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Sep 2007 - Apr 2010
Represented clients in a number of corporate practice areas, including capital markets and securities, mergers and acquisitions, fund formation, and banking and credit