Morris C. Zarif

Associate - New York

Contact Information

Morris Zarif is an associate in Foley Hoag’s Business Department where he focuses his practice on general corporate and securities law matters and mergers and acquisitions. Morris represents public and private companies in a broad range of strategic transactions, including formation, public and private equity, exits and general corporate governance. Morris also advises public companies with respect to securities matters involved in corporate financing transactions (both public offerings and private placements); public mergers and acquisitions; ongoing periodic and current reporting requirements; Section 16 matters; annual and special stockholder meetings; and coordination of responses to any related SEC review.     


  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Securities and Financial Regulation, 2017
  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., Business Law, 2015
  • The Interdisciplinary Center of Herzliya, Israel, M.A., International Dispute and Conflict Resolution, 2012
  • Binghamton University, B.A., 2011


English, Hebrew

Representative Experience

  • Represented GreenLight Biosciences, a biotechnology company dedicated to making RNA products affordable and accessible for human health and agriculture, in a $1.2 billion SPAC business combination with Environmental Impact Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: ENVI), that will result in GreenLight becoming a publicly listed company.
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