Aria is a strategic advisor and legal counsel to emerging technology companies as well as venture capital and strategic investors. He combines his engineering background and years of legal experience to provide practical, business-focused advice to his clients as they continue to grow their business.
Aria Kashefi is a Partner in Orrick’s Technology Companies Group. Aria’s practice focuses on advising emerging technology companies and investors in a variety of transactional matters in the U.S. and internationally, including venture capital financings, exit transactions, technology licensing, corporate reorganization, governance and corporate and securities law.
Aria earned his B.A.Sc. (with distinction) in mechatronics, robotics and automation from the University of British Columbia in 2008 and received his J.D. from the University of Toronto in 2011. Prior to joining Orrick, Aria was an associate in the San Francisco office of another international law firm.