General Counsel

Neil Pai

Neil Pai is General Counsel at Founders Fund and oversees the legal affairs of the firm, including investment structuring and negotiation, portfolio company management, and fund formation and governance.

Prior to joining Founders Fund, Neil was Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Thiel Capital, where he provided strategic and operational support for Peter Thiel’s investment initiatives and entrepreneurial endeavors. Neil began his legal career at Sidley Austin, an international law firm, where his practice included mergers and acquisitions, securities work, and general corporate governance of public and private companies. Neil received his JD from Harvard Law School and BA degrees in Economics and Sociology from Duke University.