Mediha Ali focuses on securities transactions and general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions and venture capital financings, as well as other transactional matters.

Mediha advises entrepreneurs and startup companies across a variety of industries through all stages of their lifecycle, including formation, seed and venture capital financings, and mergers and acquisitions. She also advises public and private companies of all sizes in their mergers and acquisitions, including asset purchases, spin-offs, acqui-hires and other transactional matters. Mediha also has experience representing venture capital investors and funds.

Prior to the practice of law, Mediha served as an international diplomat at Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and at the United Nations, where she worked on matters under the purview of the Security Council, the Peacebuilding Commission and the General Assembly.

Representative Experience

  • Represented Taulia, Inc. in its acquisition by SAP SE.
  • Represented Support.com in its merger with bitcoin mining company Greenidge Generation Holdings.
  • Represented McWin in EVERY Company’s $175 million Series C financing.

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  • Representative Mergers & Acquisitions Experience
    • Represented Clinscience, subsidiary of Poland-based pharmaceutical distributor NEUCA Group, in its investment agreement to acquire 51% of shares in Agati Systems.
    • Represented Concentrix Corporation in its definitive agreement to acquire ServiceSource International, Inc.
    • Represented Provino Technologies, Inc. in its acquisition by Google Inc.
    • Represented Netskope, Inc. in its acquisition of Kloudless.
    • Represented Reflektion, Inc. in its acquisition by Sitecore.
    • Represented CloudVector in its acquisition by Imperva.
    • Represented Nexant, Inc. in its acquisition by Resource Innovations.
    • Represented Barefoot Networks, Inc. in its acquisition by Intel.
    • Represented Vital Therapies, Inc. in its acquisition of all the outstanding shares in Immunic AG.
    • Represented Sigma Designs, Inc. in the sale of its Z-Wave Business to Silicon Labs for $282 million – this deal was honored as the 2018 Corporate M&A Deal of the Year ($100M-$500M) by M&A Atlas Americas Awards.
    • Represented NetSpeed Systems, Inc. in its acquisition by Intel Corporation.
    • Represented Identiv, Inc. in its acquisition of 3VR Security, Inc.
    • Represented Solium in its acquisition of Capshare, Inc.
  • Representative VC Financings Experience
    • Represented Orkes Inc. in its $9.3 million funding round.
    • Represented Vue Storefront Inc. in its $17.5 million Series A financing.
    • Represented Prosimo Inc. in its $25 million Series A financing.
    • Represented HYPR Corp. in its $35 million Series C financing.
    • Represented Liberty City Ventures in Reposite’s $2.5 million Series Seed financing.
    • Represented Premji Invest/Hasham Traders in Mapbox’s $120 million Series D financing.

Professional Highlights

Managing editor, Santa Clara Journal of International Law

Education

  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law
    Cum Laude, Order of the Coif

    M.P.A., San Jose State University

    M.A., Economics, Government College University Lahore

    B.A., Economics, University of the Punjab

Admissions

  • California