Ali U. Nardali

Ali U. Nardali

Of Counsel

San Francisco, (415) 268-7601


University of North Carolina (A.B., 2004)
Yale Law School (J.D., 2007)

Bar Admissions

New York

Ali U. Nardali is of counsel in the firm's San Francisco office.

Mr. Nardali represents senior executives, the Fortune 500, “unicorns”, venture capitalists and governments on sensitive and often high-profile matters involving the compensation of senior executives. These representations include the hiring and termination of senior executives, as well as the treatment of senior executives in connection with acquisitions, divestitures, initial public offerings and other extraordinary business transactions. Recent (2018-2019) representations include interested parties in T-Mobile's $26 billion acquisition of Sprint, Altria’s $12.8 billion investment in JUUL, VMware’s $11 billion one-time special dividend, an investor consortium’s $9 billion investment in Uber, Softbank’s $6 billion investment in WeWork, and BlackBerry’s $1.4 billion acquisition of Cylance. Prior representations include interested parties in some of the most significant and high-profile matters of the last decade.

Mr. Nardali is a graduate of The Yale Law School and a former member of the Editorial Board of The Yale Law Journal. He holds a B.A. in mathematics, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mr. Nardali is recommended for Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation by Legal 500 US 2018 and 2019.

VMWare’s $11 billion one-time special dividend

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