Ali Nardali is a partner at the firm’s San Francisco office.
Ali regularly advises public companies and their compensation committees on executive compensation matters.
In addition, Ali regularly represents companies and executives (including senior government officials) with the hiring and termination of executives, the treatment of executives in mergers and acquisitions, and the structure of cash and equity based compensation arrangements.
Recent representations include interested parties in T-Mobile's $26 billion acquisition of Sprint, VMware’s $11 billion one-time special dividend, an investor consortium’s $9 billion investment in Uber, Softbank’s $6 billion investment in WeWork, BlackBerry’s $1.4 billion acquisition of Cylance, Asahi Kasei’s $1.3 billion acquisition of Veloxis, the initial public offering of Uber and the proposed initial public offering of WeWork.
Recent commentary by Ali has been published by, among others, the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, Bloomberg, CompensationStandards.com and the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals.
Ali is a graduate of the Yale Law School and a former member of the Editorial Board of the Yale Law Journal. He holds a B.A. in mathematics, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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