Ivan Au focuses her practice on corporate matters for private and public company clients in the technology and life sciences industries across all stages of growth. Ivan has served as primary corporate counsel to early-stage companies, advising them on their day-to-day corporate needs including corporate governance, employment, capitalization and financings. Ivan has represented startups and venture capital investors across all stages of financing, including equity financings, convertible notes, SAFEs, venture debt and warrants.
In her capital markets practice, Ivan has represented companies and underwriters in connection with initial public offerings, follow-on offerings for primary shares and secondary shares, rights offerings and private investments in public equity. Ivan also has experience handling mergers and acquisitions, representing clients in both public and private transactions.
Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Ivan was an associate at an AmLaw 50 law firm in Palo Alto. She also previously worked as an investment banking analyst at Barclays in New York, where she covered companies in the technology, media and telecommunications industries.