SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Today, modCounsel is thrilled to announce that Arezou Arefi-Afshar is joining as a Fractional General Counsel.
Arezou brings to modCounsel her deep expertise scaling hypergrowth B2B SaaS companies to developing and implementing post-M&A integration plans. As part of modCounsel’s Fractional General Counsel services, Arezou will support growth businesses as their resident in-house executive with the backing of a full in-house legal team-as-a-service across all practice areas.
“We are fortunate to have Arezou’s legal experience and executive judgment at modCounsel. Our clients welcome the hands-on executive support to scale in a challenging market environment from a seasoned practitioner like Arezou. Her experience building a strong foundation for growth and implementing scalable legal processes is invaluable for companies seeking an edge. She will be an incredible asset for modCounsel and our clients.” —Ronak Ray, Co-Founder and Executive Managing Director
In her recent work as Executive and General Counsel for a B2B cybersecurity enterprise SaaS platform, Arezou successfully participated in complex projects, including:
- $1.2 B+ sell-side M&A transaction
- $100M capital raise
- Global expansion in over 10 countries throughout NA, LATAM, EMEA, and APAC
- Development and implementation of scalable processes to support growth, including GTM and risk playbooks, Global HR and compliance policies, best practices, training, and requisite legal agreements
Arezou joins modCounsel to help growth companies manage their risk and achieve success in the market. Her initial focus will be on supporting clients with fundraising, global expansion, and building effective and scalable legal processes.
modCounsel provides a legal team-as-a-service to growth companies. Clients from start-up founders to public companies leverage modCounsel for flexible and integrated expertise across any combination of its six practice areas. modCounsel is a minority and women-owned law practice founded by in-house legal executives with a global team now across three continents.