Ibrahim is a corporate and securities associate in our Los Angeles office.

Ibrahim M. Elshamy
Ibrahim M. Elshamy
Los Angeles
P+1 650 463 5418
Ibrahim M. Elshamy

Ibrahim represents a wide range of emerging growth companies from the information technology, consumer and enterprise software, AI/ML, financial, healthcare, e-commerce, and other industries. He has experience in corporate formations and structuring, venture capital financings, private secondary markets, cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, and general corporate governance and strategic matters. Ibrahim’s counsel with emerging growth companies spans the entire lifecycle, from providing founder-friendly guidance at the earliest stages through to an exit. Ibrahim also represents many leading venture capital investment firms in their portfolio company investments across the world.

Ibrahim previously served as an executive at a venture-backed startup headquartered in Seattle during a period of hypergrowth, an experience that informs his advice on how to approach common challenges facing startups in areas beyond legal, such as in the People, Product, Sales/Go-to-Market, Operations, and Finance organizations.

Ibrahim began his career in Silicon Valley. In law school, he was an editor of the Stanford Law Review, was a member of the Venture Studio at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and worked at both a startup and a seed-stage venture capital firm. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ibrahim was named a Truman Scholar, a Mitchell Scholar in Northern Ireland and a Fulbright Scholar in Egypt. Ibrahim is conversational in Arabic.


  • Stanford Law School, J.D.
  • University of Ulster, M.A., Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Dartmouth College, B.A., Middle Eastern Studies; Native American Studies