Sanaz "Sunny" Jahangard



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Sanaz “Sunny” Jahangard joined Brown & Streza LLP in 2014 as an attorney in the business planning department. Previously, Sunny owned her successful insurance agency in Irvine, specializing in helping business owners with their insurance and financial services needs. As an entrepreneur, Sunny can easily relate to other business owners, and applies her inherent business understanding and experiences when providing business planning and corporate representation for closely held businesses.

Sunny received her Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Northridge cum laude and her Juris Doctor from Chapman University, School of Law where she served as the treasurer of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society and the director of communications for the Iranian American Student Lawyers Association.

While in law school, she served as clerk to the Honorable Roy L. Paul at the Los Angeles Superior Court, unlimited civil division, where her tentative rulings, on a number of occasions were adopted by the court. In her second year of law school, she was selected by the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence to assist in researching and writing an Amicus Curiae brief to the Supreme Court of United States on behalf of the center and the Arizona Christian School Organization. She was recognized by Mr. John Tehranian, Esq. in his book Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You for her research on copyright law and trade secret cases.

Upon graduation and passing the California bar in 2011, Sunny continued her work as a law clerk for the inā€house legal department of Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc., a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation, until she opened her insurance agency.

Sunny is fluent in Farsi and German, and enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family.

  • Business Planning
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Tax Planning
  • Brown & Streza LLP, Irvine, CA – Associate 2014-Present
  • Sanaz Jahangard State Farm Agency, Inc., Irvine, CA – Agency Owner 2012-2014
  • Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc., Orange, CA – Law Clerk 2010-2012
  • Juris Doctorate, Chapman University, School of Law, Orange, CA 2011
  • Keller Williams Realty, Northridge, CA – 2005-2007
  • State Farm Insurance, La Crescenta, CA 2003-2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, California State University, Northridge, 2003
  • 2016 and 2017 "Southern California SuperLawyers - Rising Star"
    • Published by Los Angeles magazine and The Journal for Law & Politics. Only 2.5% of lawyers under the age of 40 and/or in their first 10 years of practice in Los Angeles and Orange Counties receive this honor.
  • Orange County and Los Angeles Bar Associations
  • Iranian American Bar Association
  • International Society for Children with Cancer – Member and Volunteer
  • CSP – Dispute Resolution – Volunteer Mediator