Patrick Sharma advises emerging companies, private equity funds, real estate investment trusts and financial institutions on the domestic and international tax aspects of business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and debt and equity financings. He has also represented clients in disputes with the IRS and maintains an active pro bono practice helping nonprofit organizations achieve and preserve tax-exempt status.

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Experience

  • General Catalyst Leads Eleanor Health’s $50 Million Series C  

  • Grindr Agrees to Merge With SPAC Tiga Acquisition Corp. 

  • Asymchem Agrees to Acquire Snapdragon Chemistry 

  • Arena Pharmaceuticals Agrees to Sell to Pfizer for $6.7 Billion 

  • Chegg Agrees to Acquire Language Learning Platform Busuu 

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Practices & Industries

Education

  • Harvard Law School
    JD, 2016

  • University of California, Los Angeles
    PhD, History
    2010

  • University of California, Berkeley
    BA, History
    2004


Admissions & Credentials

California

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

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