Shawmir Naeem


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Shawmir Naeem’s practice focuses on private equity and mergers and acquisitions. Shawmir regularly represents private equity sponsors and other institutional investors in connection  with a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, and leveraged and management buyouts in each case involving public and private companies. He also represents target and acquiring companies (including the portfolio companies of private equity firms) in various types of domestic and international merger and acquisition transactions. Shawmir’s practice also focuses on emerging growth and start-up companies (predominantly in the technology field), from venture capital financing, both on the company and investor side, to serving as a company’s de facto general counsel handling all legal and operational matters.

Shawmir’s recent representations on the private equity fund side include Seidler Equity Partners, Skyview Capital, Highview Capital, Diversis Capital and Monogram Capital.



Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Massachusetts
  • New York


  • New York University, LL.M., Taxation, 2003 
  • Boston College, J.D., 2002, cum laude 
  • Boston University, B.A.,1996, magna cum laude