Niraj A. Patel focuses his practice on all aspects of corporate due diligence in the context of mergers, asset/equity purchases and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring involving the health care, life sciences, media, hospitality and commercial real estate industries.
Additionally, Niraj has over fourteen years of e-discovery experience, having worked as Discovery Counsel within MWE’s discovery group, McDermott Discovery. He has been involved in a number of litigation matters involving breach of contract, injunctive relief, antitrust investigations, breach of fiduciary duty, false advertising, tortuous interference with contractual relations and toxic tort.
Lead Discovery Counsel for national public accounting firm in connection with investigations by the Security and Exchanges Commission and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Assisted with responding to government investigations involving large scale document management/review and the utilization of artificial intelligence and predictive coding in the healthcare and hospitality industries
Key diligence and transactional support involving more than 2,000 intellectual property license and research agreements pertaining to a multibillion-dollar transaction involving the pharmaceutical services industry
Key diligence and transactional support involving more than 1,500 license, employment and real estate agreements pertaining to the acquisition of a media company
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