Saiber bolsters M&A practice with addition of Patel

Pooja Patel has joined Saiber LLC as counsel in the firm’s Business Services practice group, the firm announced Monday.

Patel brings nearly a decade of experience in corporate counseling, mergers & acquisitions, venture financing and corporate governance to the firm.

Prior to joining Saiber, Patel served as in-house counsel for a private equity firm with over $1 billion in assets under management that invests in the media, entertainment, technology, sports, consumer and digital media sectors.

There, she provided strategic advice on complex transactional matters involving the firm’s funds and portfolio companies. Previously, Patel was an associate in the emerging companies and venture capital group of an AmLaw 100 law firm, handling various transactional matters involving private equity and venture capital firms and venture-backed companies.

Ami Foger, a member of Saiber LLC’s Business Services practice group, applauded the addition.

About Saiber

Saiber LLC is a full-service business counseling and litigation law firm headquartered in Florham Park. For over 70 years, the firm has built a reputation for delivering innovative, creative and cost-effective solutions for a full range of business and litigation matters.

“At a time when our corporate and M&A team is thriving, Pooja’s experience will be critical to servicing our clientele and helping the continued expansion of our practice,” he said.

Nino Coviello, co-managing member and leader of the firm’s Business Services practice group, agreed.

“Pooja’s addition reaffirms our strategy to grow our corporate practice,” he said. “Pooja’s experience handling complex and high-profile M&A transactions will be instrumental as we continue to see heightened demand from our middle-market clients.”

Pooja received her B.S. from Rutgers University (magna cum laude) in 2013 and her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2016. She will be based out of the firm’s Florham Park office.