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Alex S. Kaufman

Partner, Corporate Department


Alex S. Kaufman is a partner in the Global Private Equity Practice of Paul Hastings LLP and splits time between the firm’s Palo Alto and Century City offices. Mr. Kaufman advises private equity, growth equity, venture capital, hedge funds, and standalone technology companies on investments, acquisitions, and divestitures, with an emphasis on the software and technology sectors. His clients have included many of the world’s leading technology-focused buyout and growth equity funds. Mr. Kaufman also has an active startup practice, counseling emerging technology clients on capital raising and general corporate matters. In addition, Mr. Kaufman serves as U.S. counsel to numerous Israeli technology companies and previously served as Co-Chair of the Israel Practice Group at a leading international law firm.

Mr. Kaufman graduated, with honors, from the Emory University School of Law, where he served as senior editor of the Emory International Law Review, president of the Jewish Law Students Association, and senior advisor to the Federalist Society. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.


  • IFLR1000, Notable Practitioner (2023)



  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2003


Private Equity / M&A

  • Symphony Technology Group in its acquisition of CAI Software.
  • Symphony Technology Group in its acquisition of CadmiumCD, a leading enterprise software provider of event management and attendee engagement solutions, and CadmiumCD in connection with multiple add-on acquisitions.
  • Symphony Technology Group in its acquisition of CaseWorthy and various add-on acquisitions including Accessible Solution
  • Raven Capital in its acquisition of Eddie Merlots Aged Prime Beef & Seafood.
  • Raven Capital in its sale of the Macaroni Grill restaurant business to Dayspring Capital Advisors.
  • Management Team of Raven Capital in its reacquisition of Raven Capital from MetLife.
  • Abry Partners and LINK Mobility in connection with the acquisition of Message Broadcast, a leading provider of mission critical customer engagement solutions operating on a proprietary CPaaS platform.
  • Brex, the financial services and technology company, in its acquisition of Weav, a leading Israeli fintech startup and developer of the first API for commerce platforms.
  • Brex in its acquisition of Pry Financials.
  • LINK Mobility Group AS in the divestment of Message Broadcast to Ocean Sound Partners.
  • Morgan Stanley and Prudential in their preferred equity investment in Guardian Dentistry.
  • Nomi Health in various acquisitions including CerpassRX Holding Company, Patient’s Choice Home Health Care, Sano Surgery and Everyone Health.
  • Special Committee of the Board of Managers of Hylan Novellus in its sale to an entity controlled by Robert DiLeo and John DiLeo.
  • Vector Capital in its acquisition of MoxiWorks, a comprehensive open platform serving over 80 of the country's largest residential real estate brokerages, and MoxiWorks in its acquisition of Imprev, the best-in-class provider of real estate marketing automation services.

Venture Capital

  • Atalaya Capital Management in its Series B investment in Harri.
  • Guggenheim in various venture investments including OnCorps, Rezilion and Kitman Labs.
  • Hanwha Solutions Corporation in its Series A investment in Novoloop.
  • NAVER in its Series D investment in Medium.
  • Point72 Ventures in its growth investment in Spring Oaks.

Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions


Private Equity




California Bar

New York Bar


Emory University School of Law, J.D. 2007

University of Pennsylvania, B.A. 2003

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