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Abdullah Malik focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, securities transactions and compliance, venture capital transactions, emerging growth companies, and transactions relating to outsourcing and information technology. Abdullah has represented private equity and venture capital funds, as well as privately and publicly held businesses in a variety of industries including software, clean tech, life sciences, pharmaceutical, health care and technology services.

Prior to joining the firm, Abdullah served as in-house counsel for a global services company, where he represented the company in various commercial matters, including information technology outsourcing and services, and licensing transactions. Before going in-house, he practiced as a corporate attorney at the Boston office of an international law firm concentrating on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, securities transactions and compliance and secured lending transactions. Abdullah has also had international experience in complex transactional matters and practiced at a leading law firm in New York, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, securities transactions and compliance, and secured lending transactions.


  • General corporate matters
  • Technology
  • Clean tech
    Life sciences





  • Represented Carrick Capital Partners in connection with its Series B Investment in Bishop Fox. Bishop Fox provides offensive security solutions ranging from continuous penetration testing, red teaming, and attack surface management to product, cloud and application security assessments.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Lawyers of Color LLCs Inaugural "Hot List," 2013
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013


  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2004
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 1996
  • Massachusetts
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi