Salil Gandhi is a partner in Goodwin’s Technology + Life Sciences Group. Mr. Gandhi specializes in the representation of emerging growth companies throughout their lifecycles as well as venture capital funds and other private equity funds. For emerging companies, Mr. Gandhi advises on a variety of general corporate and governance issues, including corporate formation, venture capital financing and exit transactions. For venture capital and other strategic investors, he advises on structuring and executing investment transactions ranging from angel to control investments as well as portfolio dispositions. He also advises investors and companies in emerging markets, with a focus on India & South East Asia.  

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Mr. Gandhi’s background in the venture capital, media and technology industries includes law firm, in-house and operations experience. Prior to joining Goodwin in 2017, Mr. Gandhi served as of counsel at Gunderson Dettmer and began his legal career at Paul Weiss. He has also provided outsourced general counsel services to a group of India-focused private equity funds with over $2 billion under management. As an entrepreneur, Mr. Gandhi previously served as head of content acquisition and director of business and legal affairs for Joost, an internet content distribution service founded by Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis and acquired by Adconion Media Group. In addition, Mr. Gandhi co-founded Crybaby Media, a content development and creative packaging firm.* 

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.  

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J.D., 2002
The George Washington University Law School
(High Honors, Order of the Coif)
B.S., Chemical Engineering and Art History, 1999
Northwestern University



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