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Ran Ben-Tzur

Fenwick
Partner and Practice Area Co-Lead, Capital Markets and Public Companies

Ran is co-head of Fenwick’s Capital Markets and Public Companies group and provides strategic counseling on a wide range of corporate matters to high-growth private and public technology companies, primarily in the software, social networking, fintech, crypto, internet and mobility spaces. Ran has extensive experience representing clients on initial public offerings and other equity and debt offerings, as well as on SEC compliance and corporate governance.

Ran’s issuer-side listings include Coinbase (the first Nasdaq direct listing), Alteryx, Compass, Facebook, Fitbit, GitLab, Nextdoor, Peloton, SentinelOne, Upwork, UserTesting and Zuora. His underwriter-side initial public offerings include AppLovin, Cloudflare, EngageSmart, Impinj, Jive, New Relic, Nutanix, Rocket Fuel and Veeva Systems.

Ran also counsels public companies such as Archer Aviation, Fortinet, Pardes Biosciences and Shockwave Medical, as well as emerging companies, on day-to-day corporate matters and on strategic financing transactions.

Ran was recognized in 2022 as “Dealmaker of the Year” by The American Lawyer for his representation of Coinbase in its pioneering direct listing on Nasdaq. In 2021, Law360 named Ran a Capital Markets MVP for his excellence in securities law, and prior to that, was listed in Law360’s MVP top attorneys in the United States under the age of 40.

Prior to joining Fenwick, Ran was enrolled in the Business Law and Policy Program at UCLA School of Law and received his J.D. While attending law school, he served on the executive board of the UCLA Journal of Law and Technology. Ran also interned in the Los Angeles regional office of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Prior to attending law school, Ran worked as an auditor at a national accounting firm.

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Ran Ben-Tzur

Fenwick
Partner and Practice Area Co-Lead, Capital Markets and Public Companies
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