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.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Recommended, M&A/corporate and commercial: Venture capital and emerging companies, The Legal 500 US (2022)
Ranked, Corporate/M&A, New Jersey, Chambers USA (2022)
Board Member and Chair of the Investors Committee, TechUnited
Board of Advisors Member, William & Mary Business Law Review
Digital Health Advisory Board Member, Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies
New Leader of the Bar, New Jersey Law Journal
Scholarship and Leadership Award, American Law Institute and American Bar Association
Staff Editor, William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal
Editor-in-Chief and Founder, William & Mary Business Law Review