Idan Netser and Andrew Harper join Sidley Austin in Palo Alto

Idan joins as a partner in the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital, and Tax practices while Andrew will be a member of the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital practice. Both lawyers join from Fenwick & West LLP and are an important milestone in Sidley’s strategic expansion in the emerging company technology practice.

Idan advises both emerging and large international companies on a range of transactional work, including cross-border transactions, funding and investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, international tax, tax planning, tax controversy, and transfer pricing. He also counsels emerging companies on technology investments and mergers and acquisitions. His clients are in the software, security, and life sciences market and is also a leading international tax counselor for many of the technology sector’s best known brands. He is also the relationship partner for a wide range of technology companies from Israel.

Andrew provides strategic counseling to emerging and high-growth companies at every stage across a variety of sectors. He has extensive experience in a broad array of complex business and financing issues, including equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters.