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Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

CIE Advisory Board Profile

Frank F. Rahmani
Cooley Godward Kronish, LLP

Frank Rahmani is a partner in the Cooley Godward Kronish Business department and head of the Firm's Medical Devices practice group. Resident in the Palo Alto office, he has been with the Firm since 1997.

Mr. Rahmani has a general business and corporate law practice with an emphasis in the representation of emerging growth companies, intellectual property transactions, securities transactions, including private and public financing, and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Rahmani has counseled companies, entrepreneurs and investors in a broad range of matters including start-up formation and spin-off transactions, assistance with obtaining early stage financing, technology acquisition and licensing matters, to later stage financings, strategic and commercial relationships, variety of public offerings and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Rahmani counsels companies in a wide range of industries including medical devices and life sciences, software, semiconductor and telecommunication equipment.  Prior to joining Cooley, Mr. Rahmani was an analyst with Intel Corporation working with the corporate finance and worldwide sales organizations.

Mr. Rahmani received a J.D., from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1997, where he was on the Deans' List and was a representative to the American Bar Association. He received a business degree from Santa Clara University and serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Mr. Rahmani is a member of the State Bar of California.

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