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Alexander D. Lazar

Alexander D. Lazar

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

New York, NY, USA


Alexander Lazar is special counsel in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm's New York office.

Areas of Practice
Alexander Lazar advises technology, internet, digital media and life sciences clients on a range of corporate matters from startup through IPO.

Mr. Lazar's practice focuses on:
• Company formation and founder matters
• Corporate and commercial growth strategy
• Initial- through late-stage angel, venture capital and other debt and equity financings
• Mergers and acquisitions
• IPOs and other public and private securities offerings
• Technology and brand licensing
• Complex commercial transactions, including joint ventures, development, collaboration, manufacturing, supply and consulting arrangements 

Experience
Mr. Lazar represents startups and emerging companies in various stages of growth. Clients have included 360fly, 4Tech, Alluvium, Axoni, Epica International, Galactic Fog, GirlGaze, IrisVR, Komae, Landit, Lucidity Lights (Finally Bulbs), Neosync, Novomer, OnDemand Korea, Parachute Health, Portal Instruments, Propel, Reality Analytics, Rent the Runway, Rockstar Hotels, Roomi, Selerity and Synaps Loans among others.

Mr. Lazar regularly represents more mature companies in strategic investments and M&A transactions, including advising:

• Rakuten and its affiliates in their:
o Investments in Lyft, Pinterest, CafeX Communications, Upstart Networks and Ahalife, among others
o Acquisitions of Viki, Slice Technologies, DC Storm, DeepForest Media, Manifest Commerce, Vibrant Data and Nextperformance, among others
• LogMeIn in its acquisition of LastPass
• Oberthur Technologies in its acquisition of More Magic Solutions
• Boston Scientific Corporation in its acquisition of BridgePoint Medical, Inc.
• Atrium Medical Corporation in its sale to GETINGE AB
• Fitness Connection in its sale to LNK Partners

Mr. Lazar regularly speaks on legal issues facing emerging growth and technology companies, and has served as a mentor and judge in various business plan and business method competitions.
 
Alexander D. Lazar is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Exit Strategies - Venture Capital 2018: Nuts and Bolts, Friday, May 25, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Exit Strategies - Exit Strategies, Friday, May 25, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Exit Strategies - Exit Strategies, Friday, May 25, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Venture Capital 2018: Nuts and Bolts, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, New York, NY
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