Mehrnaz (Naz) focuses her practice in the areas of securities and corporate governance. She regularly advises companies on corporate governance, securities compliance, SEC disclosure and reporting, annual meeting and proxy matters, investor and shareholder relations, environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters, compliance with stock exchange listing standards and general corporate matters. Naz also represents companies in various industries with capital-raising transactions, including private and public offerings, and has experience with acquisition, sale, and venture capital transactions.
Naz has experience working with management teams and boards of directors of companies in a variety of industries (both regulated and unregulated), including gaming, specialty products, utilities, energy, aerospace, life sciences, and automated test equipment.
Prior to joining the firm, Naz practiced at a national law firm where she handled securities law matters and capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other business transactions.
Naz earned her bachelor’s degree, on the Dean’s honor roll, from University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business. Naz earned her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. She was the notes editor for the University of Memphis Law Review and the recipient of the CALI award in constitutional law. Naz is fluent in Farsi.