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Ferish Patel


Ferish Patel is a corporate partner with Gunderson Dettmer, the leading international law firm for emerging growth companies and private equity investors.

Ferish is based in Singapore, where he leads Gunderson’s recently opened office there. For over 13 years, Ferish has led corporate transactions in Asia (China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam), Europe and the United States. He previously was a counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell, and has practiced law in New York, India, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Ferish received his Juris Doctor from the St. John’s University School of Law, his Medical Doctor from Albany Medical College and his BS. in Biology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Ferish speaks English, Gujarati, and Hindi, and he is a member of the bars of Hong Kong and the State of New York.


Gunderson Dettmer is the only business law firm of its kind—singularly focused on the global venture capital and emerging technology marketplace, representing more than 2,000 high-growth companies from a broad range of industries and at every stage of development.