Shirin Adelman is a transactional attorney who advises businesses and individuals on mergers and acquisitions, health care transactions, debt financings, entity formation, private equity and venture capital investments, and other corporate and real estate transactions.
Prior to joining BVM, Shirin managed a family office with over $400 million in alternative investments that included investments in healthcare technologies at all stages of development, and $2 billion in public equities.
She has worked as a corporate finance and restructuring attorney, handling swap negotiations for hedge funds and banking institutions, refinancings and entity formation for domestic and offshore private equity firms, secured financing transactions for business entities, and foreclosure and bankruptcy litigation. Shirin has worked in the family office operation of a major international investment bank, and has served as in-house counsel to Longview Investments, a real estate investment company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with over $300 million under management.
She also has experience with data privacy and cybersecurity issues, having advised clients on terms of service, privacy policies, beta test, and licensing agreements for their technologies. She has collaborated with the State of Connecticut on the state’s cybersecurity strategy.
Shirin earned a B.A. from Princeton University, with a concentration in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She also received a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and a Certificate with a focus in finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Princeton University, Shirin was awarded the George Schultz Class of 1955 Award for research into water policy issues in Israel.
Shirin is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York, District of Columbia, and New Jersey. She is also admitted to the District Court of the District of Connecticut.