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Behzad Gohari

Corporate and incorporation Attorney at North Bethesda, MD

5.0   6 reviews
  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 5 years
    Maryland - MD 27 years
    Virginia - VA Licensed
  • Licensed for 5 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2018
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 27 years
    State MD
    Acquired 1996
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed
    State VA
    Acquired N/A
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Behzad

Learn Behzad’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Business
    25%
    The Gohari Legal Group’s Business Litigation practice has substantial experience handling a variety of business-related litigation matters, from the simple to the complex. Call now.

  2. Corporate and incorporation
    25%
    The Gohari Legal Group’s Business Litigation practice has substantial experience handling a variety of business-related litigation matters, from the simple to the complex. Call now.

  3. Arbitration
    10%

  4. Life sciences and biotechnology
    10%

  5. Limited liability company (LLC)
    10%

  6. Litigation
    10%
    We represent local, regional and national corporations, and other business and professional entities involved in complex commercial disputes.

  7. Real estate
    10%

Mr. Gohari has spent his career at the intersection of capital markets, law, and technology. Over two decades, and through a dozen startups, he has acted as founder, investor and strategic advisor, as well as utilizing his expertise in cross-border transactions, involving debt and equity financing. In addition to corporate development, equity investments and placements, as well as various securities offerings and financing transactions, he has served as a strategic advisor to startups from the software and biotechnology industries. He has successfully guided his clients and portfolio companies through two of the largest financial crises of the past century developing unique expertise and a deeper appreciation of the interaction between international financial regulation, and the impact of interlocking regulatory regimes on the global markets.

In addition to his JD, he has an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and an LLM with Distinction in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center. Mr. Gohari has been quoted by Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Chicago Tribune, Compliance Week and the Law360 Blog. He has been published in the Westlaw Journal of Securities Regulation, National Mortgage News, Bank Systems & Technology, and Wall Street & Technology as an author. His academic interest is the prevention, management, and mitigation of systemic crises. Mr. Gohari has lived, worked and studied in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Location

Gohari Law, LLC
6010 Executive Blvd.
Suite 505
North Bethesda, MD, 20852

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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | January 13, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Highly recommended
Mr. Gohari has worked with our company for a while, and I highly recommend him. He always goes above and beyond to work for his clients.
Posted by anonymous | June 29, 2019
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Exceptional lawyer
Mr. Gohari is an exceptional lawyer. He has helped me for a few years, and his advice, guidance and knowledge are superb. I highly recommend Mr. Gohari.
Posted by anonymous | June 9, 2019
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Excellent attorney
Mr. Gohari is a wonderful lawyer, with a great sense of his client's needs. He goes out of his way to be available, and is very responsive. His background and expertise are impeccable. I recommend him wholeheartedly.
Posted by anonymous | January 5, 2019
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Highly recommended
Behzad has represented our business for a few years. He's handled most of our corporate transactions, and governance issues. He's very attentive, responsive and meticulous. I highly recommend him.
Posted by John | January 4, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Attorney
Mr. Gohari is truly a great lawyer. Above and beyond his expertise, knowledge, he is caring and detail oriented. He is responsive, timely and patient. He has worked with our business for several years and has been a delight. I highly recommend Behzad.
Posted by anonymous | March 24, 2014
Mr. Gohari is a fabulous lawyer who really tends to each and every detail of the case
Mr. Gohari has handled various business and corporate matters for my company. He is very knowledgeable and pays particular attention to my company's business needs beyond the immediate legal issues at hand. I highly recommend him.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Washington College Of Law At American University
  • 2017 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor
  • University Of Maryland College Park
  • 2017 - Present
  • Managing Director & General Counsel
  • The Althing Group, LLC
  • 2005 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Gohari Law, LLC
  • 2001 - Present
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Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 2013
  • Georgetown University
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • 1996
  • Widener University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994

Associations

  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Chair - Technology Committee
  • 2009 - 2013

Languages Spoken

  • Farsi

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2023
  • CALI
  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • 2013
  • LLM with Distinction
  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • 2013
  • Dean's List
  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • 2013
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (5)
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Business Attorney | Dec 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Gohari is an outstanding attorney. He is a very knowledgeable and thorough lawyer, able to customize and tailor legal solutions to his client's needs. He is a zealous advocate who remains professional in all of his dealings. I highly recommend Mr. Gohari."
Business Attorney | Mar 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Highly respected and skilled."
Business Attorney | Mar 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Gohari is an excellent attorney who has a deep background in business and corporate matters. He brings a sense of service to the bar and is always available to help his colleagues. I recommend him without any hesitation whatsoever."
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North Bethesda Corporate and incorporation Lawyer Behzad Gohari
Behzad Gohari
Corporate and incorporation Attorney
North Bethesda, MD
Licensed for 27 years