Adam M. Freiman is a leading corporate lawyer who possesses a deep understanding of the emerging company ecosystem and the technology and life sciences markets. His knowledge and ability to serve the vast needs of today's most innovative technology and life sciences companies is backed by his 25 years of experience in handling the complex business transactions and legal issues they face. Mr. Freiman offers solutions-focused, strategic advice and an indispensable business perspective that is critical to clients’ success.

Mr. Freiman works closely with a wide range of companies at all stages of their life cycle, from incorporation to exit. He advises high-growth companies on a diverse range of critical transactions, including early and late-stage financings as well as exit transactions, including IPOs and sale transactions. He has extensive experience advising on both buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions. He also advises clients on complex corporate governance matters, joint ventures and strategic transactions.

In addition, Mr. Freiman regularly represents venture capital and growth equity funds, private equity funds and other investors in making and managing their investments and in exit transactions.

Mr. Freiman also has experience representing both issuers and underwriters in connection with IPOs and other public offerings, private placement transactions, and exchange and tender offers, as well as advising public company clients on SEC reporting and disclosure requirements.


  • Representative Venture and Growth Equity Financings

    • Acumatica, a developer of cloud- and browser-based planning software, in its $25 million Series C funding round
    • Agentero, an insurtech company, in its $11.5 million Series A funding round
    • Aleph, a next-gen financial planning and analysis company, in its $11.5 million Series A funding round
    • Dalia, a recruitment marketing automation platform, in its $5 million Series A financing round
    • DriveWealth, a fractional trading and finance company, in its $450 million Series D funding round
    • ExecOnline, a digital leadership development platform, in its $18 million Series C and $45 million Series D funding rounds
    • Foodology, a Colombia-based virtual restaurant company, in its most recent $50 million financing
    • Gameto, Inc., a biotechnology startup, in its $20 million Series A funding round
    • HawkEye 360, a geospatial analytics company, in its $55 million Series C, $145 million Series D and $68 million Series D-1 funding rounds
    • Phantom Neuro, a neurotech start-up, in its $6 million second round of funding
    • Quinio, an e-commerce aggregator, in its $40 million equity and debt financing
    • Stash, the financial platform revolutionizing how millions of Americans invest and save, in its $112 million Series F and $125 million Series G funding rounds
    • Regularly advises investors such as Bessemer Venture Partners, Bow Capital, Prosus Ventures and Thrive Capital in their investments in technology-focused companies operating in sectors including digital health, AI, biotech, fintech, software and SaaS, cryptocurrency and ecommerce
  • Representative M&A Transactions

    • AdoreMe, a digitally native intimates brand, in its $700 million acquisition by Victoria Secret & Co.
    • Bessemer Venture Partners in the acquisition of Intego, a cybersecurity and malware protection SaaS business, by Kape Technologies plc
    • DriveWealth Holdings, a fractional trading and finance company, in its acquisition of Crypto-Systems
    • Kinnevik, a European growth investor, in the sale of part of its stake in VillageMD as part of a $5.2 billion transaction with Walgreens Boots Alliance
    • SoFi, an online personal finance company, in its $1.2 billion acquisition of Galileo Financial Technologies
    • Stash, the financial platform revolutionizing how millions of Americans invest and save, in its acquisition of PayGrade
    • TMC Bonds, a premier fixed income marketplace, in its $685 million acquisition by Intercontinental Exchange
    • Zaius, a customer data platform, in its acquisition by Optimizely


  • Recommended in 2016 by The Legal 500 United States for his mergers and acquisitions practice 

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  • Education

    • JD, Emory University School of Law

    • BA, Economics, Duke University

  • Admissions

    • New York



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