Rodin M. Hai-Jew is a partner in the Corporate Transactional Group, where he concentrates his practice on complex business transactions, including carve-out transactions, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts of public and private companies, debt and equity restructurings, recapitalizations, private equity and venture capital investments, minority equity investments, investment exits (including sales to financial or strategic acquirers or to the public markets), executive compensation and equity incentive arrangements, and related general corporate counseling. 

Rodin has represented public and private companies and private equity/venture capital funds in transactions ranging in size from several million dollars to billions of dollars, both domestically and in cross-border transactions. His practice covers a wide variety of industries, including software, food and consumer products, retail, chemicals, transportation, professional services, marketing, automotive supply, manufacturing, technology and data hosting. Representative clients include public companies, a wide range of private equity funds with hundreds of millions to billions of dollars under management and their subsidiaries or portfolio companies.

Rodin has acted as a guest lecturer at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and PLI.



Named a “Top Rising Star” by The Deal, 2021

Memberships & Affiliations

Bar Association of San Francisco


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2010Illinois
  • 2014California


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.cum laude2010
    John Henry Wigmore Scholar
  • University of WashingtonB.S., Economics; B.A., Business Administration2006

    College honors

    Business degree departmental honors

    Admitted via the Early Entrance Program