Nazan Riahei is a Vice President in the Los Angeles office. Since joining the firm, she has worked on a variety of critical communications situations, including cross-border litigation, hostile M&A and activist situations, high-profile crisis situations and significant transactional events. Nazan also supports clients with ongoing corporate positioning and investor relations. Her experience spans a range of industries including healthcare, energy, transportation, technology and financial institutions.
Prior to joining Sard Verbinnen & Co., Nazan worked at the Brunswick Group in New York, where she provided strategic communications and media relations support to corporate clients across a range of industries, geographies and special situations. Previously, Nazan was a corporate attorney at Latham & Watkins for 5 years, where she primarily worked on complex transactions and financings, as well as other matters largely related to the representation of investors, lenders and underwriters.
Nazan holds a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.