Reuters Legal: New York Tech Dealmaker Returns to Big Law After Finance, Startup Stints

October 29, 2020

Technology dealmaker Viqar Shariff has joined O’Melveny as counsel in the firm’s Emerging Technology practice in the New York office.  

Shariff will focus his practice on advising entrepreneurs and innovators on developing, financing, and growing technology companies, the publication noted. He joins from Loop AI Labs, where he was the Chief Strategy Officer.

“I’m very pleased to take the next step in my career and join O’Melveny,” Shariff said.

Emerging Technology practice chair David Makarechian told Reuters Legal that Shariff “provides the uncommon perspective of a lawyer, investor, and operator at the highest levels.”

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