Clients appreciate that Felix Kushnir takes the time to understand their business and financial objectives. With personal experience owning and operating a business, Felix knows how challenging it can be to grow a business and still find time to manage its legal and compliance matters. Because of this, he is dedicated to serving clients in the most efficient manner possible. One of his clients recently commented on his experience working with Felix, “Felix’s responsiveness and quick turnaround for our sensitive matter allowed us to accomplish our goals sooner than we expected and with a great result.”
Felix represents corporate, venture capital and private equity clients in connection with transactional and securities matters, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, exchange, technology transactions and joint ventures. He helps clients in venture capital financings, securities offerings, debt financings, recapitalizations and other strategic transactions. In addition, Felix serves as outside general counsel to software, technology and emerging growth clients and advises on a wide range of business law issues, including employment agreements, equity compensation, corporate governance, debt financing and commercial contract matters.
Another focus for Felix is the Cannabis Industry, where he uses his substantial experience to help dispensary owners, cultivators, processors, investors and product developers in Maryland, Colorado, California and New Jersey with matters including equity financings, transactions and issues relating to corporate governance. He serves as Co-Chairman of the Firm’s Cannabis Industry Group.
In addition, Felix advises clients across a wide range of industries and regulatory environments, including government contracting, telecommunications, cybersecurity, healthcare and biotech, financial services, consumer and industrial products and energy.
Prior to starting his legal career with large international law firms, he held financial and corporate development positions with Fortune 50 companies in the financial services, energy and telecommunications industries. He also played a role in shaping economic policy at the U.S. Department of State.
Professional & Community Affiliations
- Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces, Mid-Atlantic Region, Board Member
- Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
- New Business Initiatives Committee, Member
- Imagine Committee, Member
- Maryland State Bar Association, Member
- District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
- US Navy League – Former Deputy Judge Advocate General