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Kamal P. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Aug 19, 2015

Kamal P.

Corporate Legal & IP; Business Strategy
   United States
  |   San Francisco, CA


Kamal Patel is a 5th year corporate and tech companies attorney with Goodwin Procter LLP focusing on formation, licensing, financing, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets of emerging growth companies. He also advises start-ups on formation, strategy, fundraising and operations. He has worked in the finance, consulting, venture capital and private equity industries. He also is a real estate and angel investor in Silicon Valley. Additionally, he currently serves on the board of Medshare, a non-profit organization that delivers surplus...

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Skills (10)

Private Equity
Venture Capital
Corporate Finance
Real Estate
Contract Negotiation
Corporate Law
Capital Markets
Financial Modeling


Goodwin Procter LLP
Technology Companies Associate
2014 - Present
Advise emerging companies and large public company clients. Attend board meeting and advise boards on corporate governance issues ranging from employment compensations, board strategy, data...
2014 - Present
Investment sourcing and business development.
Deal Labs
Corporate Counsel & Deal Engineer
2013 - Present
Advise early-stage start-up in the electronic claims trading industry. Perform business development, corporate counsel, marketing and strategy roles and coordinate product development and IT.
Capricorn Global Investments, Inc.
Founder & CEO
2011 - Present
Founded a real estate investment and brokerage firm. Invest in real property with a total enterprise value between $1MM and $5MM. Broker residential real property transactions ranging in value from...
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
2011 - 2014
Worked at a large international law firm on private equity fundraising and transactions relating to mergers & acquisitions, financing and securities offerings. Attended board meetings and draft...
Towerview Capital
2010 - 2011
Investment Sourcing: Sourced potential investments by contacting entrepreneurs and shareholders of private companies, cultivating relationships with investment bankers and business brokers,...
Aviation Capital Group
2010 - 2011
Led team to that advised aircraft lessor on the legal structure and financial returns of setting up an aviation equity fund to purchase aviation assets.
Debevoise & Plimpton
Summer Associate
2010 - 2010
Worked in an international law firm on corporate M&A transactions including due diligence, purchase agreement drafting and negotiations for multi-billion dollar financial and strategic...
2009 - 2010
Set up a business to deliver at-home healthcare via medical assistants supervised remotely by physicians via videoconferencing.
The Princeton Review
Private Tutor
2007 - 2010
Assist in LSAT and GMAT tutoring for the logical reasoning and logic games sections. Tutor college and high school students in a variety of subjects including AP subject tests for calculus,...
US Securities and Exchange Commission
Law Clerk
2009 - 2009
Worked in the enforcement division investigating multimillion-dollar Ponzi schemes, insider trading, suspicious activity reports, unregistered securities and subprime lending cases. Drafted...
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Summer Associate
2009 - 2009
Worked in a fast-paced big law firm setting on transactional and litigation matters relating to corporate and securities, financing, securities fraud, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and...
Federal Trade Commission
Law Clerk
2008 - 2008
Worked in the Bureau of Competition to enforce antitrust provisions of the Clayton Act and the Bureau of Consumer Protection to bring action under the FTC Act against deceptive practices. Conducted...
The Arena Project
Legal Researcher
2006 - 2007
Researched copyright issues and current litigation regarding Internet regulation and intellectual property rights for an internet blogging company creating a “video Wikipedia.” Analyzed current...
The Pro Bono Project
Law Intern
2006 - 2006
Worked exclusively with low-income clients ranging from battered spouses to criminal defendants from initial intake through close of file. Drafted court documents and attended hearings with clients...
Richardson & Patel LLP
Law Clerk
2005 - 2006
Analyzed accounting records for discrepancies in multi-million dollar litigated cases. Researched how to legally restructure clients’ firms specifically during mergers and takeovers. Summarized...
Marcus & Millichap
Broker Sales Assistant
2005 - 2005
Assisted in large commercial real estate transactions by drafting real estate purchase agreements, counteroffers and 1031 exchanges. Conducted market research and managed company databases. Created...
Bill Mundell for US Senate Campaign
Campaign Intern
2004 - 2005
Solicited special interest groups, advocacy organizations and Internet blogs for financing. Analyzed Congressional proceedings for voting records and the effects of special interest groups....
The MONY Group
Sales & Marketing Intern
2004 - 2004
Researched various wealth management portfolios for clients depending on client’s risk tolerance. Performed sales research and created simplified pitchbooks.
The Kramer Law Firm
Legal Assistant
2001 - 2002
Researched and filed evidence for litigation through the Santa Clara County Superior Court. Summarized depositions primarily to understand its importance in the discovery process on probate and...


University of California, Los Angeles - The Anders
London School of Economics and Political Science
Certificate Program
University of California, Los Angeles - School of
University of California, Los Angeles
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
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