Zachary Feldman

Zachary Feldman

Zachary Feldman
New York
+1 212 459 7178

Zachary Feldman is an associate in the firm’s Strategic Technology Transactions and Licensing practice and a member of the firm’s Technology Companies group. Mr. Feldman’s practice focuses on intellectual property, technology and licensing transactions. His experience includes technology and data transfers; software licensing and SaaS agreements; manufacturing, distribution, warehousing and supply agreements; collaboration, strategic alliance and joint development agreements; open source issues; non-disclosure, confidentiality, referral, reseller and sponsorship agreements; and due diligence and other intellectual property issues in joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions and venture capital and private equity transactions. Mr. Feldman works with a broad base of start-up, venture-back and growth companies, advising these companies on protecting, licensing, acquiring and selling intellectual property.


Mr. Feldman also maintains an active pro bono practice advising small business owners on a variety of corporate governance matters through the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project and through Start Small Think Big, a nonprofit organization that supports under-resourced entrepreneurs.

Mr. Feldman’s representative experience includes advising:

  • Akili Interactive Labs, Inc., a company that develops digital therapeutics to address cognitive impairments, in its business combination with Social Capital Suvretta Holdings Corp., raising over $163 million from the transaction.
  • New Enterprise Associates, a global venture capital firm, in the first half of its $20 million investment in the $50 million Series C Preferred Stock financing of Pacific Light & Hologram, Inc.
  • Milk Makeup, an award-winning makeup and skin care brand, in its three-way business combination with Waldencast Acquisition Corp. and Obagi Global Holdings Limited with an enterprise value of approximately $1.2 billion.
  • Planet DDS, a leading provider of cloud-enabled dental software solutions and portfolio company of client Level Equity Management, LLC, in its purchase of $12 million in assets from NextGen Healthcare, Inc.
  • Planet DDS in its acquisition by Aquiline Capital Partners and Level Equity Management, LLC at an enterprise value of $550 million.
  • Compusoft US, LLC, a visual CPQ solutions provider, in its acquisition of all outstanding equity of Resource & Financial Management Systems, LLC for $272,200,000.
  • Optimere, a leading software provider, in its acquisition by CivicPlus Holdings, LLC at an enterprise value of $475 million.
  • Questa Capital Partners II, L.P., a healthcare venture growth equity firm, in its investment of $17 million in the approximately $20 million Series B financing round of Socially Determined, Inc.
  • Drive by DraftKings, a multi-stage venture capital firm that invests in sportstech and entertainment, in its $2 million investment in Nextiles, Inc. 
  • Silversmith Management, L.P., a Boston-based growth equity firm, in its $20 million investment in the Series B financing of Higg, Inc.
  • Behrman Capital, a leading private equity firm, in its add-on acquisition of Clinical Edge, LLC for approximately $27 million.
  • Polyconcept North America, Inc., a company that provides promotional products across five continents to both small enterprises and global corporations, in its acquisition of all outstanding equity of Spoke Custom Products, LLC for approximately $15,800,000.
  • An affiliate of our client, Bregal Sagemount, a growth-focused private capital firm, in its acquisitions of BeyondMenu LLC for approximately $190 million and qMenu, Inc. for approximately $50 million.
  • Norwest Venture Partners on the sale of its portfolio company, Blue Cloud Pediatric Surgery Centers, LLC to an affiliate of TPG Global, LLC.
  • Arena Technologies, Inc., a New York-based artificial intelligence company, on the closing of its $32 million Series A financing round co-led by Goldcrest Capital and Initialized Capital.
  • Pear Therapeutics, Inc. in connection with its business combination with SPAC Thimble Point Acquisition Corp. in a transaction valued at approximately $1.6 billion.
  • Synaptics Incorporated, a technology company that changes the way humans engage with connected devices and data, in its acquisition of DSP Group, Inc. for aggregate cash consideration of $549.1 million.
  • Thrive Capital, a venture capital investment firm focused on internet and software investments, on the $75 million Series A Preferred Stock financing of Out of the Park Technologies, Inc.
  • Anthos Management, an investment firm focused on growth-stage private companies, in its $40 million investment in Gretel Labs, Inc.
  • Limelight Networks in its acquisition of Moov Corporation for a purchase price of $55 million.
  • Mayfair Equity Partners, a leading tech and consumer growth investor, in its $41 million growth investment in eGym GmbH, a leading global fitness technology developer.
  • JMI Equity Fund X, L.P. in its approximately $40 million investment in Class C Preferred Interests in Incident IQ, LLC, a service management platform built exclusively for K-12 schools.
  • Emulate, Inc in its $57.5 million Series E Preferred Stock financing.
  • Datavant Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition by Heracles Parent, LLC, the parent company of Ciox Health, LLC for about $1.86 billion.
  • Acrylic Management LLC in its closing of its inaugural fund Acrylic I LP, a New York-based venture capital firm focused on investments in the blockchain, cryptocurrency, fintech, and enterprise software sectors.
  • An American multinational investment bank and financial services company in its Series D financing of a cloud-based phone system and call center software platform that integrates with popular CRM and helpdesk tools.
  • Equals Technologies, Inc., an early-stage software technology startup, in its Series Seed Preferred Stock financing.
  • BeiGene Switzerland GMBH, a global, commercial-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing, manufacturing, and commercializing innovative medicines to improve treatment outcomes and access for patients worldwide, in its supply relationship with Novartis.
  • Level Equity, a private investment firm specializing in growth equity and structured capital, in its Series B financing of Ready Education Inc., a leading software solutions firm focused on supporting higher education institutions to maximize engagement and increase student success.
  • CNK Fund II, LP, the blockchain and cryptoasset investment arm of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, in its Series A Preferred Stock Financing of Talos Trading, Inc., a digital asset trading company that creates building blocks to remove the barriers to wide-scale crypto adoption.
  • An investment manager in its Series A financing of a digital asset trading company that creates building blocks to remove the barriers to wide-scale crypto adoption.
  • Bugsnag, an enterprise software company in its sale to SmartBear Software, a provider of tools for application performance monitoring, software development, software testing, API testing and API management.
  • True Ventures in its Series Seed investment in Haus Collective, building a platform for the engagement of corporate employee affinity groups.
  • Ostendio, an integrated risk management platform in its Series A Preferred Stock financing.
  • Lead Edge Capital in its acquisition of SafeSend, a provider of technology and automation solutions for the tax and accounting professions.
  • Greenleaf Health, a leading FDA regulatory consulting firm that provides strategic and technical guidance in its sale to Kinsale Holdings, a full service life science consulting firm.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Feldman was an associate in the New York office of an international law firm, where he advised clients on a broad range of intellectual property matters and commercial transactions. He worked with companies in a variety of industries, including technology, pharmaceuticals, financial services and retail.

Professional Activities

Mr. Feldman serves as co-chair of Goodwin’s New York Pride affinity group, and previously served as chair of the LGBT Committee of the New York Women’s Bar Association. He is also a member of the National LGBT Bar Association and the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York.




Cornell Law School


Binghamton University



  • New York


Co-author, “INSIGHT: Red Flag Language in Technology Contracts During Due Diligence,” Bloomberg Law, March 11, 2020

Author, “Suicide and Euthanasia: The International Perspective on the Right to Die,” Cornell Law Review, Vol. 104, Issue 3 (March 2019)