Raj has almost 25 years-experience as a corporate attorney with in-depth knowledge on emerging market matters. He has extensive experience structuring mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions. Raj has also represented investment funds, hedge funds, fund-of-funds, feeders, offshore funds, LBO funds, mezzanine and other pooled investment vehicles, sovereign wealth funds with fund formation, fundraising, acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, compliance, and regulatory matters. His clients includes small to medium sized companies to Fortune 1000 companies and multinationals. Martindale Hubbell and Chambers USA have recognized Raj for his corporate counsel practice. He has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer for the last decade [2010-2020].
In addition to his professional legal affiliations, he is a member of the U.S.- India Business Council, the Advisory Board for the University of Texas McCombs School of Business and on the Private Equity committee of the New York Bar Association.
Raj is a Managing Director and Legal Counsel at SRA and a partner at KPPB Law. He specializes in all aspects of legal structuring, due diligence and serves as outside general counsel to several small to medium sized companies.
Before KPPB LAW, Raj was a partner with Tannenbaum Halpern in their corporate/funds structuring group. Prior to that he served as a chair of Cozen O’Connor’s India Practice Group. and served as a partner in its corporate practice. And previous to Cozen O’Connor, he was a partner and co-chair of Kelley Drye & Warren’s India Practice Group.
His recent transaction include restructuring Staple, Inc.’s $500M IT spend through various MSA’s; Representing a Sovereign Wealth Fund in it’s U.S. real estate and roll-up strategy and advised a start-up analytics company through inception to a close to a $1.8B valuation.
Raj graduation from the University of Texas at Austin and holds a B.B.A. in International Business and a B.A. in Political Science. He also has a J.D. with honors from Quinnipiac University School of Law. He lives in New Canaan, Connecticut.