Global law firm Rimon PC adds corporate and regulatory attorney to Washington D.C. office
News Daanish Hamid · January 10, 2022
Mr. Hamid joins Rimon from DLA Piper, where he was Partner. Prior to that, he was Partner at Cooley LLP and at Winston & Strawn LLP.
Mr. Hamid’s practice covers mergers and acquisitions, private equity/venture capital, joint ventures, technology licensing, commercial transactions, and general corporate matters. He also advises clients on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and has led several successful CFIUS filings with respect to corporate deals. In addition, Mr. Hamid handles compliance and investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), fraud, anti-money laundering laws, and economic sanctions.
Mr. Hamid works with emerging businesses, multi-national public companies, PE/VC firms, and financial institutions. Several of his clients are involved with software, semiconductors, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence/big data, autonomous vehicles, robotics, e-commerce, financial services, fintech, education, biotechnology, defense/aerospace, renewable energy, healthcare, and international development.
“Daanish has an impressive multi-disciplinary background that covers both corporate and regulatory concerns. He is a recognized thought leader on CFIUS, FCPA, AML and anti-corruption issues,” said Rimon CEO and Founding Partner, Michael Moradzadeh. “He will be a valuable contributor to our corporate, regulatory, and international practices and we are very pleased to welcome Daanish to the firm.”
“I am very excited to join the ranks of other former big law partners at Rimon,” said Mr. Hamid on joining Rimon. “The firm’s business model enables lawyers to prioritize the needs of clients. I was also struck by Rimon’s impressive bench and international footprint, which aligns closely with my corporate and regulatory practice.”
Mr. Hamid graduated from University of Oxford (B.A. Jurisprudence, English Law with Honors) and The George Washington University Law School (J.D.)
Rimon has 45 offices across five continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s Managing Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.