Ran is co-head of our Capital Markets and
Public Companies group and provides strategic counseling on a wide range of
corporate matters to high-growth private and public technology companies,
primarily in the software, social networking, fintech, crypto, internet and
mobility spaces. Ran has extensive experience representing clients on initial
public offerings and other equity and debt offerings, as well as SEC compliance
and corporate governance.
Ran’s issuer-side listings include
Coinbase (the first Nasdaq direct listing), Alteryx, Compass, Facebook, Fitbit,
GitLab, Nextdoor, Peloton, SentinelOne, Upwork, UserTesting and Zuora. His
underwriter-side initial public offerings include AppLovin, Cloudflare,
EngageSmart, Impinj, Jive, New Relic, Nutanix, Rocket Fuel and Veeva Systems.
Ran also counsels public companies such as
Archer Aviation, Fortinet, Pardes Biosciences and Shockwave as well as emerging
companies on day-to-day corporate matters and advises on strategic financing
Ran was recognized in 2022 as “Dealmaker
of the Year” by The
American Lawyer for his representation of Coinbase in its
pioneering direct listing on Nasdaq. In 2021 Law360 named Ran a Capital
Markets MVP for his excellence in securities law, and prior to that Ran was
listed in Law360’s MVP
top attorneys in the United States under the age of 40.
Prior to joining Fenwick, Ran was enrolled
in the Business Law and Policy Program at UCLA School of Law and received his
J.D. While attending law school, he served on the executive board of the UCLA Journal of Law and Technology.
Ran also interned in the Los Angeles regional office of the United States
Securities and Exchange Commission.
Prior to attending law school, Ran worked
as an auditor at a national accounting firm.