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.
He is recognized nationally and internationally as a leading corporate and emerging companies lawyer, and has spoken on issues impacting technology companies before audiences in the US, Japan, China, Singapore, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan, Israel, and Europe. Chambers describes him as “particularly known for his representation of technology companies in the emerging companies space,” and notes he is “praised for his practical and intelligent advice.” Legal 500 calls him “highly recommended by clients in the technology space for his truly significant experience,” and “the key person in the technology industry for all manner of corporate legal issues.”
Warren is a member of O’Melveny’s Executive Committee. From 2010 to 2017, he served as Chair of the firm’s Global Corporate Department, and from 2017 to 2021 as Co-Chair, marking more than a decade of leadership in total.