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Tahir Farukhi

Tahir Farukhi

Savvy Corporate and Real Estate Attorney

Buena Park
California
Licensed in
CA
University of Utah School of Law
5.0 5
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About
I am a mission-focused Counselor and Legal Strategist. I offer experienced and cross-functional legal advice across leading start-up environments.

I have a breadth of knowledge and expertise that allows me to get results. Focused on winning as a way of driving personal development as well as commercial success, I have consistently sought out challenging roles, excelling in situations that require sharp thinking and adaptability to transfer learned experience to fast-paced and demanding present situations.
6
Years
experience
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5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Tahir drafted our Employment Agreements for our Healthcare Practice. His work, service and attention to detail was impeccable."

Employment Agreement for Healthcare Practice
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Tahir helped us draft Employment Agreements for our practice. His work and his service was impeccable."

Employment Agreements for Healthcare Practice
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Surlamer Investments

Assistant Counsel

Apr 2018 - Present

• Draft and negotiate various commercial agreements, including NDAs, procurement, licensing, marketing, employment, vendor, partnership, purchase and sales in excess of $100M and leasing agreements in excess of 100,000 square feet.
• Evaluate commercialization potential and business opportunities of investments.

Apr 2018 - Present

Nixon Peabody

Counsel

Oct 2017 - Apr 2018

• Hired for temporary project for commercial litigation practice group in product liability defense matters for automotive industry.
• Conducted over fifty plaintiff depositions; propounded and responded to voluminous discovery.
• Assisted in trial preparation including preparing trial binders, preparing motions in limine and settlement memorandums.

Oct 2017 - Apr 2018

Albright, Yee & Schmit, APC

Associate

Oct 2016 - Sep 2017

• Reviewed and negotiated various legal contracts, including licensing, advertising/marketing, confidentiality, non-disclosure, vendor, strategic partnership, professional services, statements of work and master services agreements.
• Proposed effective solutions to emerging growth companies on issues and risks associated with business objectives.

Oct 2016 - Sep 2017

Farukhi Law Group

Managing Partner & Corporate Counsel

Nov 2011 - Oct 2016

• Specialized in corporate law, real estate and general commercial matters for emerging growth companies.
• Served as corporate counsel to start-up companies to advise on corporate formation, corporate governance, market strategy and business structure along with assistance through human resources issues and general operations.

Nov 2011 - Oct 2016

Nitori Corporation

Legal Counsel

Oct 2013 - Aug 2015

• Advisor and counselor for a large Japanese home furnishing company; supported functions of C-Suite level executives.
• Drafted and negotiated various commercial agreements, including advertising, vendor, employment and lease agreements.
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• Worked with real estate, marketing, accounting, operations and logistics departments to mitigate risks on transactions.

Oct 2013 - Aug 2015

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