Noah Kornblith

Partner

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Noah Kornblith is an award-winning M&A specialist who advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, activist defense, SPAC transactions, and other significant corporate matters.

His practice emphasizes whole-company transactions, where he has represented major public and private companies as well as private equity sponsors and boards of directors in transactions ranging from exits of venture-backed companies valued in the hundreds of millions to multi-billion dollar public company M&A and de-SPAC transactions.

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Honors & Awards

  • Named a “Top Rising Star” by The Deal (2021)
  • Named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers (2018-2021)

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D.: magna cum laude; Thurston Society; Editor, Hastings International and Comparative Law Review
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, B.A., Political Science

Professional Activities

Externships

  • Honorable Sandra B. Armstrong, US District Court, Northern District of California
  • Honorable Curtis E.A. Karnow, Superior Court of California

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “End Game: What You Need to Know When Negotiating the Merger Agreement for a Public Company Sale Transaction,” O’Melveny Public Company Boot Camp series (October 2021)
  • Dragonfly Energy Corp., an energy provider and battery producer, in its definitive business combination with a Nasdaq-listed SPAC company, which will make it a public company valued at US$500 million
  • Blackstone Products in a US$900 million business combination with Ackrell SPAC Partners I Co.
  • BB&T Corporation in its US$1.8 billion acquisition of National Penn Bancshares
  • Cepton Technologies in its US$1.5 billion merger with the Growth Capital Acquisition Corp. SPAC
  • China Kanghui Holdings in its US$816 million acquisition by Medtronic
  • Dealertrack Technologies in its US$4 billion acquisition by Cox Automotive
  • Dealertrack Technologies in its US$1 billion acquisition of Dealer.com
  • DigitalGlobe in its US$3.6 billion acquisition by MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates
  • Electronics For Imaging in its US$1.7 billion acquisition by Siris Capital Group
  • Exar Corporation in its US$223 million acquisition of Integrated Memory Logic
  • Major shareholders of ESS Tech in its US$1.1 billion merger with the ACON S2 Acquisition Corp. SPAC
  • Faraday Future in its US$1 billion merger with the Property Solutions Acquisition Corp. SPAC
  • Finisar Corporation in its US$3.2 billion acquisition by II-VI
  • Glaukos Corporation in its US$500 million acquisition of Avedro
  • Lantronix in its acquisition of Maestro & FALCOM
  • Lantronix in its US$32 million acquisition of Transition Networks and Net2Edge from Communications Systems
  • Mentor Graphics in its US$4.5 billion acquisition by Siemens
  • Mercatus in its acquisition by State Street
  • Montage Technology Group in its US$693 million acquisition by Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment Co.
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Press Releases

O’Melveny Advises Surf Air Mobility in Merger with Southern Airways Corporation and its US$1.42 Billion Business Combination with Tuscan Holdings Corp. II to Make Surf Air a Public Company

5月 18, 2022

O’Melveny Advises Dragonfly Energy in Business Combination with Chardan NexTech Acquisition 2 Corp. to Make Dragonfly a Public Company

5月 17, 2022

O’Melveny Advises ReKTGlobal in Merger with Metaverse Pioneer Infinite Reality

4月 12, 2022

O’Melveny Guides Coinbase on Acquisition of FairX

1月 13, 2022

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

12月 23, 2021

O’Melveny Advises Cepton in Combination with Growth Capital Acquisition Corporation

8月 9, 2021

O’Melveny Advises Mercatus in Acquisition by State Street Corp.

7月 22, 2021

O’Melveny Advises Lantronix in Agreement to Acquire Transition Networks and Net2Edge from Communications Systems Inc. for Up to US$32 Million

4月 29, 2021

O’Melveny Guides Faraday Future on SPAC Transaction with Estimated US$1 Billion in Proceeds

2月 2, 2021

O’Melveny to Add Six New Partners in 2021

12月 21, 2020

O’Melveny Represents Urovant in Its Sale to Sumitovant

11月 17, 2020

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