1200 Seaport Blvd.
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone | 650-321-2400
Fax | 650-321-2800
JAVAD is a partner in our Silicon Valley office and a member of the Tax and Venture Capital and Private Equity Fund Groups. His practice focuses on the formation and operation of US and international venture capital and other private equity funds. In addition, he regularly provides advice to private equity funds regarding investment activities, day-to-day operations and investor relations.
Javad also has significant experience in the areas of corporate and partnership income taxation, with an emphasis on structuring partnerships and joint venture arrangements, structuring corporate start-ups, and mergers and acquisitions.
Javad received an LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law, and J.D. from the University of California’s Hastings College of the Law. He also received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he graduated with High Honors and was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Javad is admitted to the State Bar of California, and has been a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco and the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation. He is also a contributing author to the treatise entitled The Acquisition and Sale of the Emerging Growth Company: The M&A Exit. Javad was previously associated with Gunderson Dettmer between 2000 and 2007. Prior to rejoining Gunderson Dettmer, Javad was a member of the Fund Formation Group in the Palo Alto office of WilmerHale.