Yael Perl


Silicon Valley

Yael Li-Ran Perl, a partner in Orrick’s Technology Companies Group, is a strategic counselor to emerging, high-growth and publicly held tech companies and venture capital funds. She co-leads Orrick's multidisciplinary Energy Tech Team.

Yael has extensive experience with advising founders, investors and boards of tech and life sciences companies at all stages and advises on cutting edge deals and complex transactions, with a focus on venture capital financings, debt financings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. She practices across a variety of industries, including software and technology, energy, gaming, healthcare and life sciences. Yael’s practice also includes advising venture capital firms and strategic corporate investors in their investments into technology and life sciences companies.

Yael’s broad-based domestic and international experience also includes advising Israeli venture capital funds, high-tech firms and startups while practicing at some of the top-rated firms in Tel Aviv.

    • Software company OpenGov in its Series D-2 financing and subsequent acquisition of Cartegraph 
    • Corporate travel management platform Navan (fka TripActions) in its $362 million Series E financing 
    • Events analytics platform Hubilo in its US$125 million Series B financing 
    • Direct-air-capture company Global Thermostat in its equity financings and general corporate advisory 
    • AI platform Osmo Labs in its US$60 million Series A financing 
    • Crypto currency frequent flier program FlyCoin in its US$33 million Series Seed financing 
    • EV Proterra in its $200 million financing and $1.6 billion SPAC merger with ArcLight Clean Transition 
    • Fintech Happy Money in its US$50 million Series D financing 
    • Clean energy company Intersect Power in its US$750 million growth equity investment 
    • Mobile money app Mezu, Inc. in its US$70 million Series B financing 
    • Virtual reality gaming studio Alta Reality in its US$12.4 million Series Seed financing 
    • EV charging solutions company HeyCharge in its US$4.7 million Series Seed financing 
    • Enterprise self-service data analytics and visualization platform Enso in its US$16.5 million financing 
    • SaaS-based platform Waterplan in its US$7 million Series Seed extension 
    • Music and video social media platform Airtime in its equity financings and general corporate advisory 
    • Levity AI in its US flip and equity financings 
    • Open source and discovery software application Restack in its US$6.5 million Series Seed financing 
    • VC and CVC investors, including Abbvie, Cowboy Ventures, Merck, at.inc/, Hummingbird Ventures, Generate Capital, Greybird Venture Associates, Neva Sgr, ScaleX and Valor Equity Partners (among others), in their equity financings of innovative technology and life sciences companies