Nazgole started the firm with her sister fresh out of law school in 2013. She began
her career focusing on business transactions and continues to regularly assist startups and entrepreneurs. Nazgole’s practice also includes civil litigation and appellate advocacy. She has served as lead counsel on multiple cases and has extensive experience in all phases of litigation, including jury trial and appeal. Her areas of practice include employment, personal injury, civil rights, business, commercial, and contract law, and she regularly provides pro bono services to the community.
Nazgole graduated with a full scholarship from Southwestern Law School, where she currently serves as an adjunct Associate Professor of Law for Securities Regulation, an upper division course. During law school, she served as a writer on the Moot Court Honors Program and also received various awards, including the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Legal Analysis, Writing, and Skills (Appellate Advocacy), Brief Finalist Writer Award, and Public Interest Grant. Prior to law school, Nazgole graduated from UC Berkeley, where she served as the co-founder and instructor of an Ethnic Studies course. She is fluent in Farsi and conversational French.
Professional Associations and Memberships
California State Bar
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
United States Supreme Court
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
Article: Follow the Yellow Brick Road: A Guide for Improving Issuer and Investor Appreciation of Risks in Creative Arts Crowdfunding Campaigns (By Nazgole Hashemi and Tannaz H. Hashemi, Published in the 2017 Michigan State University Journal of Business & Securities Law, Volume 17, Page 43)
Article: Crowdfunding in Wonderland: Issuer and Investor Risks in Non-Fraudulent Creative Arts Campaigns Under the JOBS Act (By Michael M. Epstein and Nazgole Hashemi, Published in the 2016 American University Business Law Review, Volume 6, Page 1)