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Behzad Gohari

Behzad Gohari

Corporate & Securities Attorney
  • Business Law, International Law, Securities Law
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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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.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    International Law
    Human Rights, Imports & Exports
    Securities Law
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Maryland Court of Appeals
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  • Farsi: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Gohari Legal Group
Adjunct Professor
Washington College of Law - American University
Adjunct Professor
University of Maryland - College Park - Honors College
Georgetown University Law Center
LL.M. (2013) | Securities & Financial Regulation
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Georgetown University
MBA (1996)
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Widener University Delaware School of Law
J.D. (1994)
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University of Maryland - College Park
B.A. (1990)
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Georgetown University Law Center
Professional Associations
Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD
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Maryland State Bar Association
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Gohari Legal Group
6010 Executive Blvd.
Suite 505
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Telephone: (240) 600-0880
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