Amish Patel works intimately with business owners, entrepreneurs and investors to provide business and legal counsel on corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and private equity fundraising. Amish serves as outside general counsel to companies across a broad range of industries, including life sciences, manufacturing, medical device and software-as-a-service (SaaS).
He helps companies manage private placements, including equity and convertible debt financings; provides guidance on corporate governance matters, equity compensation plans, shareholder derivative actions, dispute resolution and intellectual property licensing transactions; and advises on M&A transactions, including pre-closing activities and post-closing integration matters. He also advises entrepreneurs and startups on choice of entity issues, tax implications and intellectual property protection.
Before attending law school and entering private practice, Amish had a successful consulting career at Accenture and Deloitte & Touche. At Accenture, Amish provided financial management and analysis services on multi-billion-dollar government contracts.
He leveraged this experience to become a senior consultant with Deloitte & Touche, where he routinely consulted privately held and publicly traded companies on internal controls compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), business process improvement and business and IT risk management.
Amish is a board member of the Morrisville Innovation Foundation, and he serves as the committee chair for the Morrisville Start Up Committee. Amish earned a B.B.A. with a dual concentration in finance and information systems from George Washington University, and he earned his Juris Doctor degree from Campbell University.
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