Ashar represents and advises clients on a broad range of corporate transactional and litigation matters. He is passionate about serving as a trusted advisor to his clients and guiding them through complex legal problems and finding solutions that help them achieve their goals. Ashar has served as corporate general counsel for companies, advising them on corporate governance, transactional, regulatory and privacy matters. He has represented companies and individuals in high-stake complex litigation matters, including in disputes involving contracts, employment law, trade secrets, data breaches, defamation, intellectual property, class action securities fraud, shareholder derivative suits, and consumer fraud cases. He has also led major investigations involving financial fraud and regulatory violations.
Previously Ashar was a Partner at Nossaman, LLP and an associate at Robbin Geller Rudman & Dowd, LLP – both are national firms. His previous experiences at PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG as a CPA/Auditor complements his strong business and financial acumen. Ashar also externed with the Honorable John T. Noonan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the Honorable John E. Munter of the San Francisco Superior Court, and with Office of the Attorney General for the California Department of Justice. Ashar is a graduate of University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and holds a Bachelor of Science, Accounting from Purdue University.
In 2013, he was an honoree on the Lawyers of Color’s list, which is a comprehensive listing of the nation’s most influential minority attorneys and non-minority legal diversity advocates, including corporate general counsel, law firm managing partners, law school deans, and the highest ranking government attorneys.
Ashar is fluent in Urdu and Hindi. When he is not working you can find him spending quality time with his family and volunteering in his community. He is also involved in various charities and serves on the boards of national and local non-profit organizations.
|University of California, Hastings College of the Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Purdue University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1995|
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March 6, 2020
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