Global law firm Rimon PC welcomes Corporate and Securities attorney Debra Vernon to its San Francisco office
News Debra Vernon · May 11, 2021
Ms. Vernon joins Rimon from Zhong Lun Law Firm, where she was Partner. Prior to that, she was Partner with VLP Law Group LLP and of Counsel with DLA Piper.
Ms. Vernon advises companies and investors on legal issues faced through all stages of their corporate life cycles, with a particular focus on emerging companies. With over two decades of experience advising technology companies in Silicon Valley, Ms. Vernon specializes in startup formation, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, offshore corporate structuring and corporate governance for clients based in the United States, Asia, South America and Europe. Ms. Vernon provides business-focused, practical advice to help clients navigate the opportunities and challenges facing high-growth companies.
Ms. Vernon has been widely recognized for her achievements in the legal field. Most recently, she was announced a recipient of the Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards 2021 for Investments and Private Equity. She is a prior recipient of the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Women of Influence of Silicon Valley Award and has been named in The Business Journal’s (Bizwomen) “Women to Watch: Silicon Valley’s Leading Business Women” list.
“With significant experience in a wide range of cross-border representations as well as a strong base in Silicon Valley, Debra is an excellent addition to our talented securities and capital markets, emerging companies and corporate teams,” said Michael Moradzadeh, CEO and Founding Partner of Rimon.
“I’m thrilled to join Rimon’s team of expert attorneys practicing throughout the world”, said Ms. Vernon. “Rimon’s advanced technology and world class operations offer my clients an attractive, efficient, and cost-effective business model. The legal industry is undergoing rapid transformation, following trends whose pace of change has accelerated during the Covid-19 pandemic. Rimon is at the leading edge of these trends. I look forward to supporting the continued success of cutting-edge emerging growth companies and leading venture capital investors on Rimon’s outstanding platform.”
Ms. Vernon graduated from Stanford Law School (J.D.), and Yale University (B.A., Music, Comparative Literature).
Rimon has 39 offices across five continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s Managing Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.