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Benjamin David Novak

Venture capital Attorney at Princeton, NJ

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Benjamin David Novak’s corporate practice focuses on equity financings, debt financings, corporate governance, securities matters, and mergers and acquisitions. He represents emerging growth companies in the US and abroad in various industries including technology and life sciences, as well as, angel investors, private equity firms, and venture capital funds.

Ben is an active member of the startup and venture capital community. He serves on multiple Boards and Advisory Boards. Additionally, he routinely speaks at events, conferences, and universities on a variety of topics related to technology, entrepreneurship, and investing.

Outside of his role at Morgan Lewis, Ben is personally an active angel investor, who invests primarily in East Coast based seed stage technology companies. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ben was an associate in the venture capital and technology practice of a prominent national law firm.

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Licensed for 12 years
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 2016
Updated 10/01/2022
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 2011
Updated 06/08/2022
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 2011
Updated 06/05/2022
State NJ
Status Active
Acquired 2010
Updated 11/04/2022

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Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP
502 Carnegie Center
Princeton, NJ, 08540
Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP
101 Park Ave
New York, NY, 10178
Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP
1701 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
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Posted by anonymous | May 14, 2015
Top Lawyer for Venture Capital
I am the CEO and Founder of a tech startup in the greater New York area. Ben has assisted us with various matters including our most recent capital raise. He is a sophisticated lawyer, an impressive negotiator, and knows the venture capital industry better than anyone.

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AVVO RATING 7.7 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Morgan Lewis
  • 2012 - Present
  • Associate
  • Lowenstein Sandler
  • 2010 - 2012
  • Summer Associate
  • Lowenstein Sandler
  • 2009 - 2009
  • Summer Associate
  • Tompkins McGuire
  • 2008 - 2008
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Education

  • William & Mary Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2010
  • College of New Jersey
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2007

Legal Cases

  • MORGAN LEWIS REPRESENTS ARISTECH IN AGREEMENT TO SELL TO TRINSEO
  • Closed
  • MORGAN LEWIS REPRESENTS SK CAPITAL PARTNERS IN SALE OF PORTFOLIO COMPANY TO INEOS
  • Closed
  • MORGAN LEWIS REPRESENTS GENERAL ECONOPAK IN $175 MILLION SALE TO STERIS CORPORATION
  • Closed

Associations

  • Angel Capital Association
  • Board Member
  • 2022 - Present
  • Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies
  • Digital Health Advisory Board Member
  • 2021 - Present
  • TechUnited
  • Board Member and Chair of the Investors Committee
  • 2017 - Present
  • William & Mary Business Law Review Advisory Board
  • Advisory Board
  • 2014 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Recommended, Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
  • The Legal 500 US
  • 2022
  • Ranked, Corporate/M&A, New Jersey
  • Chambers USA
  • 2022
  • New Leader of the Bar
  • New Jersey Law Journal
  • 2019
  • Editor-in-Chief
  • William & Mary Business Law Review
  • 2010
  • Staff Editor
  • William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal
  • 2009
  • First Academic Honors in Business Management (summa cum laude)
  • The College of New Jersey
  • 2007
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Princeton Venture capital Lawyer Benjamin David Novak
Benjamin David Novak
Venture capital Attorney
Princeton, NJ
Licensed for 12 years