SANAZ "SUNNY" JAHANGARD | ATTORNEY

BIO

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.

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PARALEGAL
Alexander Reisbeck
Alexander.Reisbeck@brownandstreza.com

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND | PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
 

Brown & Streza LLP, Irvine, California: Attorney, 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

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION
 

2016-2021 "Southern California SuperLawyers-Rising Star"

Published by Los Angeles Magazine and The Journal for Law & Politics. Only 2.5% of Southern California lawyers in Los Angeles and Orange Counties receive this prestigious honor.

 

Awarded for Co-Authoring the Amendments to the Nevis Estate & Trust Ordinance and Limited Liability Company Act

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
 

National Iranian American Council and Iranian American Bar Association, Live Interactive            Webinar Panelist, July 8, 2020

Sustaining Your Small Business Through COVID-19

Orange County Bar Association, Live Interactive Webinar Panelist, May 15, 2020

Unity in a Time of COVID-19 Part 2: OC Diversity Bars in Action

Iranian American Bar Association OC Chapter, Live Interactive Webinar Co-Presenter,                    April 10, 2020

COVID-19 and the Challenges Ahead

Iranian American Bar Association OC Chapter, Irvine, California, April 5, 2018

Choice of Entity Under the New Tax Law

2018 Agents Helping Agents (AHA) Conference, Hotel Irvine, Irvine, California, March 30,            2018

Using Life and Disability Insurance for Business Planning

State Farm - TICA, San Diego, California, August 27, 2015

Avoiding the 6 Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Business and Your Future

State Farm MDRT Conference, Omni San Diego, California, July 7, 2015

Avoiding the 6 Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Business and Your Future

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
 

Orange County Association: Member

Los Angeles Bar Association: Member

Iranian American Bar Association: Board Member, OC Chapter President

Orange County Racial Justice Task Force: Member

Orange County Coalition for Diversity in the Law: Mentor

International Society for Children with Cancer: Member and Volunteer

CSP – Dispute Resolution: past Volunteer Mediator