Abtin Jalali is a partner in the Firm’s private equity practice in San Francisco.
Abtin specializes in representing private equity firms and their portfolio companies on acquisitions, divestitures, growth equity investments and general corporate matters. Abtin advises on transactions in various industries, including enterprise software, data and technology, healthcare, business services, consumer products, retail and industrials.
Abtin’s broad experiences in business and law provide a unique perspective to transactions. His clients value that his legal judgment is complemented by a deep understanding of the commercial implications of issues for investors, management teams and companies.
Abtin’s representative private equity clients include BVP Forge, FTV Capital, Gryphon Investors, KKR, Serent Capital, Tower Arch Capital, TPG Capital and True Wind Capital.
Abtin received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. He received his M.B.A. and his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. Prior to his legal career, Abtin held various roles in finance and real estate. Abtin serves on the Advisory Board of Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO), a non-profit organization focused on preparing young people for college and career success.
University of California - Berkeley - Juris Doctor
University of California - Berkeley - Bachelor of Science
University of California - Berkeley - MBA