Hossein Sajjadi advises national and international clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and general corporate matters. He also provides strategic counseling to emerging growth companies and assists venture capital and private equity firms in technology transactions, primarily focused on artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, virtual and augmented reality, and other cutting-edge technologies.
His experience includes representing the largest venture fund at the time in its investment in the highest valued unicorn (privately owned start-up valued at more than $1 billion) at the time. He also has experience representing companies in a variety of cross-border transactions with China.
During law school, Hossein spent time in-house at Intuit (Nasdaq: INTU), Mindjet Corporation (acquired by Corel Corporation in 2016), and Spigit, Inc. (acquired by Planview, Inc. in 2018). Hossein was also an honors legal intern at the San Francisco Regional Office of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and studied unicorns at Stanford's Graduate School of Business where he conducted valuation-based venture capital research with Professor Ilya Strebulaev, the David S. Lobel Professor of Private Equity and Professor of Finance.
Hossein maintains an active pro bono practice and is an active member of the Firm's Diversity Committee in the Silicon Valley Office.
- Santa Clara University (J.D. 2017; High Tech Law Certificate with honors; Senior Business Editor, Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal; Dean's List; Emery Law Scholar; M.B.A. 2017); University of California, Santa Barbara (Dual B.A. with honors in Psychology and Business Economics 2012; Technology Management Program; Academic Excellence Award; Dean's Honors)
- Honors Legal Intern, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, San Francisco Regional Office of Enforcement (Fall 2016)
- Judicial Extern to: the Honorable Goodwin H. Liu, Supreme Court of California (Spring 2017) and the Honorable Socrates P. Manoukian, Santa Clara County Superior Court (Summer 2014)