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Priit is a venture capital lawyer at Ellex Raidla, assisting attorneys with issues concerning start-ups and investment funds. Recently, Priit made a significant contribution to the drafting of Startup Estonia’s set of core legal documents, and he is currently involved in a further effort to develop Estonia’s start-up ecosystem.
 
Before embarking on a career in law, Priit graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Chemistry. He was a drug development intern at Amgen in South San Francisco and a quantitative genetics intern at the Estonian Genome Center. He also worked as a scientific programmer on a novel synthetic biology project at the Institute of Technology in Tartu.
 
Priit enjoys working at the intersection of law, technology, and entertainment. During his brief stint as a screenwriter, he helped write Chasing Unicorns, Estonia’s first feature film about start-ups. In his spare time, Priit sits on the supervisory board of OÜ Juura, Estonia’s only publisher of high-quality legal textbooks and commentaries on Estonian laws. He also chairs the Baltic chapter of OVAL, Stanford University’s alumni outreach program.
 
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