Said is a Managing Associate in the Supreme Court and Appellate practice group.
Prior to joining Orrick, Said was a member of both the Appellate and Supreme Court practice group and the Products Liability practice group at Arnold & Porter LLP. In addition to representing large pharmaceutical companies against personal injury claims in courts across the country, Said worked on trial and appellate matters cutting across a range of substantive areas and served as the primary drafter of dispositive motions and appellate briefs for cases in state and federal courts. Before that, Said served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Denny Chin on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Said received his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was Executive Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal. In law school, Said was a member of Georgetown’s Appellate Litigation Clinic and interned for the Honorable James E. Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Nick Sabatino is an Associate in Orrick's Restructuring Group.
As a member of Orrick's Restructuring Group, Nick represents a variety of institutional creditors in restructuring-related matters.
Prior to law school, Nick served as an infantry officer in the Army for over seven years, where he graduated from U.S. Army Ranger School and led organizations of more than 200 personnel in training and combat environments.
Anna Saber in an Intellectual Property Litigation associate in Orrick’s Silicon Valley Office. Her practice focuses on copyright, patent, white collar, and complex litigation. In addition to her IP practice, Anna handles pro bono matters, focusing her attention on matters relating to victims of domestic violence, international human rights, and criminal law.
Anna graduated Summa Cum Laude from Santa Clara University School of Law, where she served as Senior Managing Editor of Santa Clara Law Review and Co-President of the Women & Law Association. Anna was a member of Trial Team and the International Humanitarian Law Competition Team, which placed second in a national competition involving other law schools and military academies. While in law school, Anna also interned at the district attorney’s office, where she obtained valuable in-court experience arguing suppression of evidence and sentencing motions.
Prior to law school, Anna attended UC Santa Barbara, where she double majored in Economics and Political Science, with an emphasis in Political Theory. For her senior honors thesis in the Political Science major, Anna analyzed whether the U.S.’s drone warfare policies comported with the accepted laws, ethics, and norms of warfare. At UC Santa Barbara, Anna was a member of the club crew and club water polo teams.
Rohit represents several of the world’s leading developers of renewable and conventional energy generation projects on project development, M&A and financing arrangements.
He has extensive experience in the solar, wind, energy storage, gas and biofuel sectors, with a particular focus on California and other U.S. jurisdictions. Rohit's past deal experience spans energy and infrastructure projects in the Americas, Asia, India, Europe and the Middle East, and includes award-winning transactions.
In recent years, Rohit's practice has focused particularly on project development and project M&A transactions. He has successfully negotiated thousands of MWs of "physical" and "virtual" PPAs and tolling agreements, as well as a variety of construction, supply and other development arrangements. Rohit has also represented clients on the purchase and sale of renewables projects in various U.S. jurisdictions, as well as joint venture and other project asset arrangements. He has particularly focused on the development, financing and sale of domestic and international energy storage projects, including stand-alone, hybrid, front-of-meter and behind-the-meter projects.
Rohit started his legal career at an international law firm in New York where he focused on project development and project finance transactions across the globe. Prior to law and business schools, Rohit was an investment banking analyst at Credit Suisse in San Francisco where he provided M&A and financial advisory services to technology companies in Silicon Valley.
Parth Sagdeo is an associate in the Intellectual Property practice group.
Parth joined Orrick from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where he served as a law clerk to Judge Timothy B. Dyk. Prior to that, he served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Leonard P. Stark of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.
Parth graduated from Harvard Law School, where he led the submissions team for the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology and won the Irving Oberman Memorial Award for best student paper in intellectual property. Prior to law school, Parth wrote and prosecuted patents on a variety of computer software and hardware inventions. He spends his free time learning new cooking techniques, tinkering with his Raspberry Pi, and attempting to reach fluency in Cantonese.
Shayan Said is a litigation associate in Orrick's San Francisco office.
Shayan's practice focuses primarily on representing individuals and corporate clients in civil litigation matters in both federal and state courts.
Before law school, Shayan was a CORO Fellow in Public Affairs. As a Fellow, he worked on various public sector initiatives in the San Francisco bay area including the City of Oakland and the City of Richmond, as well as nonprofit driven initiatives including campaign finance transparency at MapLight and community development at the Burning Man Project. During the quarantine, Shayan started a volunteer-based grocery delivery initiative for at-risk community members.
is Orrick’s Chief Operations Officer. In
this role she works closely with the firm’s Board and Management Committee to
execute the firm’s strategy. She is responsible
for leading and directing all operational functions of the firm.
Laura has extensive experience in global operations management, strategic planning, integration, change management, and diversity and inclusion leadership. She has worked closely with senior leaders to deliver innovative services to our clients, to enhance productivity and efficiency, and to create a great place to work by building, leading and inspiring talented professional teams.
A 12-year Orrick veteran, with 20 years of experience in the legal industry, Laura previously served as Orrick’s Chief Administrative Officer and, before that, as the firm’s Chief Talent Officer and Executive Director - U.S. She helped shape and execute on the firm’s strategies to deliver distinctive services to the tech, finance and energy & infrastructure sectors, be a leading law firm employer, and meet client demand for quality and value.
Doriane Salimon is a corporate lawyer based in Orrick's Paris office.
Doriane advises French and international groups on M&A and Private equity matters.
Prior to joining Orrick, Doriane worked on corporate matters as an associate at Weil Gotshal and Manges. She also was a legal intern in the corporate departments of Paul Hastings and Veil Jourde.
Faraaz advises on complex commercial and technology transactions, technology services agreements and intellectual property matters.
He has significant experience in identifying and resolving issues which arise in cross-border technology transactions involving Europe, the U.S. and Asia, having worked in London, Singapore and Shanghai.
Faraaz regularly advises clients on technology service agreements, website terms and conditions, data privacy, renegotiations, intellectual property Iicensing and strategic alliances.
He has represented companies in a wide range of industries including software development, satellite and space, mining and resources, mobile, healthcare, digital marketing, automotive, ride-hailing and logistics.
Brandon Sanders is a corporate associate in Orrick’s San Francisco office, where he is a member of the Technology Companies Group.
Brandon represents high-growth companies and venture capital and private equity firms involved in the technology, life sciences and energy industries. His practice focuses on general corporate counseling, venture capital and growth equity financings, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and other strategic matters.
Named to A Word About Wind's Top 100 Legal Power List and one of only seven lawyers nominated to AWAW’s inaugural Women’s Power List recognising the leading 100 women in the wind sector globally, Ravinder counsels on corporate and commercial energy and infrastructure matters. Ravinder also has specialised knowledge of the OFTO tender process run by Ofgem. She is recommended by Legal 500 UK and IFLR 1000.
Ravinder represents a wide range of clients in connection with international, cross-border and domestic mergers, acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, equity fundraisings, corporate restructurings and regulatory matters involving renewable (including onshore/offshore wind, solar and biomass) and conventional energy assets. She is widely recognised as a leader in wind energy.
Chanani Sandler is a senior associate in Orrick's Global Employment and Equity Compensation practice in Orrick's New York office.
With more than 12 years of experience in cross-border human resources matters, Chanani advises multinational companies across all industry lines on a variety of employment-related matters and global equity compensation. He globally manages large multi-country and large multi-function HR projects.
From an employment law perspective, Chanani advises his clients on a range of employment-related matters outside the United States, including global/local offer letters and employment contracts, HR policies and handbooks as well as termination and settlement agreements. He works with his clients to consider the employment-related impact of, and undertake due diligence for, cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
Chanani also counsels his clients on how to effectively design, implement, communicate and administer equity-based compensation benefits and other long-term incentive awards to their worldwide employees in over 100 countries. He also provides services in the areas of corporate tax planning, cross-border tax planning, payroll support and employee education with respect to global equity compensation.
He has presented at industry educational forums, such as the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP) and Global Equity Organization (GEO), on topics related to tax compliance as well as effective design, implementation and administration of global equity-based awards and other long-term incentive plans.