David Mitry Ajalat

Associate
Los Angeles
  • 355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 100
  • Los Angeles, CA 90071-1560
  • USA
Profile Experience

David Ajalat is an associate in the Corporate Department of Latham & Watkins' Century City office.

Mr. Ajalat represents emerging companies, entrepreneurs, and venture capital and private equity funds in a broad range of industries, including software, digital media and entertainment, sports, mobile, consumer Internet, virtual reality, gaming, cleantech, and fintech. 

Mr. Ajalat advises startup companies throughout their lifecycle, from formation and financings through exit planning. He also regularly represents venture capital, private equity firms, and strategic acquirers in connection with their investments and M&A transactions. Additionally, Mr. Ajalat is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Southern California Law School, teaching a course on venture capital.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ajalat worked with two other leading law firms in Santa Monica and San Francisco/Silicon Valley.

Mr. Ajalat’s representative emerging company clients include:

  • Bossa Nova (Cota Capital, Paxion Capital, Intel Capital)
  • Brandable (Lightspeed Venture Partners)
  • Carbon38 (Footlocker)
  • Honey (Citi Ventures, Anthos Capital)
  • Mindshow (Draper Fisher Jurvetson, VR Fund)
  • Pray (TPG Capital)
  • Root (Tiger Global, Redpoint Ventures, Ribbit Capital)
  • The Bouqs (Partech Ventures, Azure Capital)
  • Tradesy (Kleiner Perkins)
  • WEVR (HTC, Samsung)
  • WhereTo (Emergence Capital)   

Mr. Ajalat’s representative fund clients include:

  • Andreessen Horowitz
  • 8VC
  • Bonfire Ventures
  • Fifth Wall
  • Formation Group
  • March Capital
  • Marlin Equity Partners
  • Montage Ventures
  • National Football League Players Inc.
  • Reimagined Ventures
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