Sanaz "Sunny" Jahangard
Attorney
Sanaz.Jahangard@brownandstreza.com
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Sanaz “Sunny” Jahangard is an attorney in the business planning department, representing companies from all industries. Sunny understands the unique and complex dynamics of closely held businesses and helps her clients successfully navigate the competing goals of financial growth and harmony amongst owners. As a successful former business owner, Sunny has confronted many of the same challenges her clients encounter and can easily relate to them. She applies her inherent business understanding and experiences when providing business and tax planning.

Sunny frequently represents clients in succession planning, joint ventures, tax planning, commercial transactions, employment matters, real estate transactions, and mergers & acquisitions. Her experience includes negotiating and drafting key project documents and advising on complex tax issues. Sunny often works closely with other advisors, such as accountants, valuation experts, financial planners, and bankers to provide comprehensive services that benefit her clients.

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

  • Business Planning
  • Tax Planning
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Brown & Streza LLP, 2014-Present
  • Sanaz Jahangard State Farm Agency, Inc., 2012-2014
  • Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc. (in-house legal), 2010-2012
  • Juris Doctorate, Chapman University, School of Law, 2011
    • Clerk to the Honorable Roy L. Paul at the Los Angeles Superior Court
    • Co-Author of an Amicus Curiae brief to the Supreme Court of United States on behalf of the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence
    • Certified Mediator
    • Editor for Orange County Lawyer Magazine
  • Keller Williams Realty, 2005-2007
  • Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, California State University, Northridge, 2003
  • Selected to Southern California SuperLawyers - Rising Star
  • Awarded for Co-Authoring the Amendments to the Nevis Estate & Trust Ordinance and Limited Liability Company Act
  • Avoiding 6 Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Business and Your Future
  • Taxation and Funding of Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Orange County and Los Angeles Bar Associations
  • Iranian American Bar Association
  • International Society for Children with Cancer