RAJ S. JUDGE

Partner
 
Corporate Finance
Corporate Law & Governance
Entrepreneurial Services
Mergers & Acquisitions
Venture Capital

EXPERIENCE:

Raj Judge is a corporate partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Raj specializes in corporate and securities law for technology companies and advises on venture financings, IPOs, and mergers and acquisitions. He has been involved in over 500 transactions during the 20 years he has practiced with the firm. He serves as company counsel to prominent venture-backed and emerging growth companies at every stage of growth. Raj also leads the firm's India practice. He counsels many India-based companies and U.S. enterprises with operations and investments in India. He has significant experience with both U.S. and India-based IPO transactions, including the landmark IPOs of Infosys and Wipro. He has advised companies on re-incorporations from India to other jurisdictions, investments into and from India through tax jurisdictions, and other complex cross-border transactions. In addition, Raj regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions for India-based and U.S. companies.

Cited as an outstanding legal practitioner by such notable authorities as Chambers USA and Lawdragon, Raj is a guest lecturer at both the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Raj also serves on the boards of several companies and has been invited to advise the Securities Exchange Board of India on liberalization policies and the Clinton administration on Indian information technology issues.

In addition to English, Raj is fluent in Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu, and proficient in French.

SELECT PUBLIC COMPANY REPRESENTATIONS:
  • Arista Networks
  • CATS Software
  • Cognizant
  • CyberMedia
  • Cypress Semiconductor
  • Dr. Reddy's
  • Google
  • ICICI
  • Infosys
  • ITC Limited
  • Juniper Networks
  • LinkedIn
  • Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Neomagic
  • NetSuite
  • Nirma
  • Oacis Healthcare
  • Ramp Networks
  • Rediff.com
  • Sasken
  • Satyam Infoway
  • Silicon Valley Bank
  • SKS
  • Symphony Technologies
  • Tripath Technologies
  • Wipro

EDUCATION:
  • J.D., and B.A., Economics Business, University of California, Los Angeles
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Trustee and Secretary, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE)
  • Board Member, U.S. India Venture Capital Association
  • Board of Advisors, WestBridge Capital
  • Member, Silicon Valley Indian Professionals Association (SIPA)
  • Member, American Bar Association
HONORS:
SELECT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
  • Guest Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Guest Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of California

Contact Information

650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone | 650-320-4688
Fax | 650-493-6811

Email | Raj Judgerjudge@wsgr.com

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