Babak (Bo) Yaghmaie is the firmwide corporate head of vertical initiative & strategy and a member of the firm’s strategic committee. From 2009-2019, Bo served as the head of the corporate practice in New York. Bo's practice entails the representation of private and publicly held emerging growth, high technology and life science companies, leading investment banks and venture capital funds, with a particular focus on seed and venture financings, IPOs, public offerings of equity securities and mergers and acquisitions.

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  • Dashlane Closes $110 Million Series D 

  • Chainalysis Closes $30 Million Series B 

  • Aquantia Sells to Marvell Technologies for $452 Million 

  • Spark Capital Investment in Overtime 

  • Rent the Runway Closes $125 Million Financing 

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  • Boston University School of Law
    JD, 1992

  • Emory University
    BA, 1989

Admissions & Credentials


New York

Rankings & Accolades

    AlwaysOn: Power Players (2013)

    Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers (2010)


  • Contributing author of Venture Capital & Public Offering Negotiation, published by Aspen Law & Business
  • Senior contributing editor of VC Experts' Venture Capital Encyclopedia 
  • Contributing writer at Entrepreneur Magazine