Faiz Ahmad advises clients in a wide variety of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures, partnership and limited liability company law and securities law matters.
Mr. Ahmad advises clients and other lawyers in the firm on issues of Delaware law, including fiduciary duty and corporate governance matters. He was named a 2016 Delaware Lawyer on the Fast Track by The Delaware Law Weekly.
Mr. Ahmad has represented public and private companies, private equity sponsors and asset management firms in connection with mergers, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, minority investments, the purchase and sale of securities, assets and business units, rights offerings, registration statements, proxy statements, and disclosure issues and other securities law matters.
He also has counseled clients on the formation and use of partnerships and limited liability companies in connection with investment funds, joint-ventures, acquisitions and employee incentive plans.
In 2009 and 2010, Mr. Ahmad served as counsel to Acumen Fund, a global social venture capital fund investing in the delivery of critical goods and services relating to agriculture, energy, health, housing and water to the poor in India, Pakistan and East Africa.
During that time, Mr. Ahmad structured and negotiated debt and minority equity investments in a number of new and follow-on investments, counseled the board of directors and management on various issues and created transaction document templates and training materials for the portfolio team globally.
Mr. Ahmad has served in various leadership positions with the North American South Asian Bar Association and its local chapter. He previously has served on the firm’s Associates’ Committee and Diversity Committee.
- J.D., Washington & Lee University School of Law, 2002
- B.A., University of Maryland, 1998
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