Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has added a new partner to its technology and life sciences group in Palo Alto.

Rezwan Pavri returns to Wilson Sonsini from Goodwin Procter; Pavri had formerly been with Wilson Sonsini from 2004-2014.

He advises public companies on securities offerings, M&A, and corporate governance issues.

In addition, he specialises in assisting private companies and start-ups with initial capitalisation, venture capital financing and incorporation.