PRESS RELEASE

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Expands Corporate and Securities Practice

- Rezwan Pavri Rejoins the Firm's Palo Alto Office -

Contact:
Alicia Towler White
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
212.497.7774
awhite@wsgr.com

PALO ALTO, CA (February 6, 2017) - Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Rezwan D. Pavri has rejoined the firm's corporate practice as a partner in the Palo Alto office. Pavri was previously a partner in the technology and life sciences group at Goodwin in Menlo Park.

"During his previous 10 years at WSGR, Rezwan developed a sterling reputation as an excellent advisor to private and public companies and an exceptional transactional attorney," said Doug Clark, managing partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. "Our corporate clients, including late-stage private companies and public enterprises, will immediately benefit from his experience across a range of corporate, securities, and M&A matters. We are thrilled to welcome him back to the firm."

Pavri's practice includes the representation of public companies in securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, SEC reporting, and corporate governance matters. He has extensive experience in counseling public companies and their boards of directors on defensive measures, disclosure matters, and other complex securities and corporate law issues. Pavri also represents numerous private and start-up companies in matters ranging from incorporation and initial capitalization to venture capital financing and board fiduciary duties. In addition, he frequently represents investment banks in their underwriting transactions and venture capital firms in connection with their investments.

Pavri joined Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in 2004 and was promoted to partner in 2008. He left the firm to join Goodwin in 2014. Earlier in his career, he was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York and London.

Pavri earned both a J.D. from Columbia Law School and an M.A. in international affairs from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs in 2000. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1996. He is admitted to practice in California.

About Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
For more than 50 years, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has offered a broad range of services and legal disciplines focused on serving the principal challenges faced by the management and boards of directors of business enterprises. The firm is nationally recognized as a leader in the fields of corporate governance and finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities litigation, employment law, intellectual property, and antitrust, among many other areas of law. With deep roots in Silicon Valley, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has offices in Austin; Beijing; Boston; Brussels; Hong Kong; Los Angeles; New York; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Shanghai; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, DE. For more information, please visit www.wsgr.com.

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