Ran 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. He 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), Compass, Facebook, Fitbit, GitLab, Nextdoor, Peloton, SentinelOne, Upwork and Zuora. His underwriter-side initial public offerings include AppLovin, Cloudflare, EngageSmart, Impinj, Jive, New Relic, Nutanix, Rocket Fuel and Veeva Systems. He also counsels emerging companies on day-to-day corporate matters and advises them on strategic financing transactions.
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. Law360 has also named Ran a 2021 Capital Markets MVP for his excellence in securities law, in its annual Law360
MVP list and among the 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.