Warren T. Lazarow


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Warren Lazarow is nationally and internationally recognized as one of the market’s leading advisors to technology companies and investors.

Named four times to Forbes Magazine’s prestigious “Midas List” of the technology industry’s top dealmakers worldwide, Warren is a boardroom-level corporate lawyer who helps founders, management teams, boards of directors, and investors shape and execute business strategies that drive the growth of innovative companies. He provides experienced counsel on legal and business issues ranging from day-to-day corporate, commercial, and regulatory matters to high-stakes strategic initiatives.

Over the course of his more than 35 years in practice, Warren has guided hundreds of technology companies to success. Many of these are among the industry’s best-known companies, attaining valuations in the billions of dollars.

Warren has led more than 200 M&A transactions; more than 100 public offerings of equity, debt, or convertible securities; and more than 1,000 venture capital, growth capital, and private equity financings.



  • French
  • Hebrew

Honors & Awards


  • Brooklyn Law School Annual Alumni Association, Co-Alumni of the Year Award, 2008

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers® for Venture Capital Law in Menlo Park, CA (2022-2023); Warren has been listed in Best Lawyers® since 2012
  • Recognized by IFLR1000® (2019 - 2022) as a Notable Practitioner in Technology & Telecommunications and Private Equity
  • Named by The Legal 500 US to its list of “Recommended Lawyers” (2008-2020)
  • Ranked on the ICFM list of top 500 leading lawyers in the world (2015)
  • Named by California Law Business to its list of “California’s Top 25 Lawyers Under the Age of 45”
  • Named by San Jose Magazine to its list of “Top Lawyers in the Silicon Valley”
  • Named by Global Counsel to its list of “Highly Recommended Lawyers for Private Equity/Venture Capital”
  • Named by Madison Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals to its “Honors Edition”


Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1986: Notes Editor, Brooklyn Law Review; American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure; Morris Scholarship
  • Princeton University, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, A.B., 1982: cum laude

Professional Activities


  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • California Bar Association

Board of Directors

  • Audiowear Technology Corporation

Board of Governors

  • University Cottage Club, Princeton University


  • “The SEC’s Regulation of the Financial Press: The Legal and Constitutional Implications of the Misappropriation Theory,” Brooklyn Law Review
  • “Technology M&A Case Strategies: Acquisition of Clear Shape Technologies by Cadence Design Systems,” Aspatore Books
  • Analogix Semiconductor in its US$500 million acquisition by a consortium led by Beijing Shanhai Capital Management;
  • AutoGrid Systems in corporate counseling, including multiple venture capital financings and its acquisition by Schneider Electric;
  • CA Technologies in its acquisition of Espresso Logic, its US$42 million acquisition of Nolio, and its US$614 million acquisition of Veracode;
  • Credence Systems in its US$304 million initial public offering and several follow-on offerings;
  • Dome9 Security in corporate counseling, including multiple venture capital financings and its US$175 million acquisition by Check Point Software;

Press Releases

O’Melveny Advises Zeda on US$52 Million Series B Funding

March 7, 2023

O’Melveny Advises Roostify in Acquisition by CoreLogic

February 22, 2023

O’Melveny Advises Acceldata in US$50 Million Series C Funding

February 9, 2023

O’Melveny Advises Fluence Analytics in Acquisition by Yokogawa Electric

February 2, 2023

Eighty Five O’Melveny Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers in America ® 2023

August 24, 2022

O’Melveny Represents Eridan Communications, Inc. in US$46 Million Series B Funding

May 16, 2022

O’Melveny Represents Underwriters in SolarEdge Stock Offering

March 18, 2022

O’Melveny Advises Menlo Microsystems in US$150 Million Funding Round

March 9, 2022

O’Melveny Advises Earnipay in Series Seed Preferred Financing

February 17, 2022

O’Melveny Advises Blackstone Products in US$900 Million Business Combination with Ackrell SPAC Partners to Make Blackstone a Public Company

December 23, 2021

O’Melveny Advises Lantronix in Underwritten Offering of Common Stock

November 23, 2021

More than 50 O’Melveny Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers in America® 2022

August 20, 2021

O’Melveny Advises Spectro Cloud in $20 Million Series A Funding Round

July 29, 2021

In the News

Global Legal Chronicle: CoreLogic’s Acquisition of Roostify

February 24, 2023

Global Legal Chronicle: Acceldata’s $50 Million Series C Funding Round

February 11, 2023

Global Legal Chronicle: Yokogawa Electric’s Acquisition of Fluence Analytics

February 7, 2023

Global Legal Chronicle: SolarEdge Technologies, Inc.’s SolarEdge Stock Offering

March 25, 2022

Law360: Don’t Miss It: Davis Polk, Paul Weiss Guide Week’s Hot Deals

March 11, 2022

Global Legal Chronicle: Menlo Microsystems’ US$150 Million Funding Round

March 11, 2022

ICLG: African Fintech Concludes USD 4 Million Series A Round

February 22, 2022

Law.com: Morning Minute: The News and Analysis You Need to Start Your Day

December 30, 2021

Private Equity Wire: O’Melveny Advises Spectro Cloud in US$20m Series A Funding

July 30, 2021

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