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Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Pooja Patel

Pooja Patel



  • Corporate
  • Privacy & Cybersecurity
  • Patent Counseling & Prosecution
  • Capital Markets & Securities

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Lowenstein Sandler LLP
New Jersey, U.S.A.


Pooja’s practice focuses on transactional matters involving venture-backed companies. Her experience includes formation, financing, corporate governance, securities matters, and mergers and acquisitions.

She represents companies in all stages of their business life cycle, ranging from as early as pre-incorporation to exit and everything in between. She also works with angel, venture, and other strategic investors seeking to invest in the vibrant local, regional, national, and global tech markets.

Pooja also assists Ed Zimmerman teach Venture Capital at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business (2017 - present).

Prior to joining the firm, Pooja served as a law clerk to the general counsel of Prudential Financial in the Prudential Real Estate Investor Group. She also worked as an intern in the honors law program at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Enforcement Division.

In addition, Pooja is involved in various pro bono matters. She advised citizens on their voting rights through Lowenstein’s nonpartisan National Election Protection Hotline. Through Seton Hall University's Investor Advocacy Project, Pooja represented clients with claims resulting from unsuitable investment strategies and unauthorized trading activity in settlement negotiations. She also volunteered in Seton Hall University's Southern District of New York Mediation Practicum, where she represented clients in mediation for employment claims.

Bar Admissions

    New York
    New Jersey


Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D. 2016), Board Member, Seton Hall Interscholastic Moot Court Board; Associate Editor, Seton Hall Circuit Review; 2014 Scholarship Recipient for the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey
Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick (B.S. 2013), magna cum laude
Areas of Practice

Capital Markets & Securities | Corporate | Investment Management | Patent Counseling & Prosecution | Privacy & Cybersecurity | Seed Stage Investing & Startups | Technology & Media Transactions | The Tech Group | Venture Capital & Tech M&A

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Represented Food52 in its $83 million investment by an affiliate of The Chernin Group LLC.

Represented General Assembly in its $412.5 million acquisition by Adecco Group AG.

Represented Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLDX) in its $235 million acquisition of Kolltan Pharmaceuticals.

Represented VTS (formerly View the Space) in its acquisition of Hightower.


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