NEW YORK, NY—Barnes & Thornburg announced today that Jahan Sharifi, a partner at the firm and veteran investment funds and transaction attorney, has been named chair of the firm’s Corporate Department. Sharifi, who joined the firm in 2020 as the firm expanded into New York, succeeds David Gotlieb, who will be stepping down to focus on his corporate practice. Sharifi will remain co-chair of the firm’s Private Funds and Asset Management Practice Group and Fintech Practice Group.
Sharifi has nearly three decades of experience representing private funds and other investors in structuring investments and completing acquisitions across a wide range of industries in the U.S. and globally. He has executed transactions in sectors including healthcare, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, software and technology, media and internet, real estate development, financial services, consumer retail and franchised businesses.
The post Barnes & Thornburg Elects Jahan Sharifi as Corporate Department Chair appeared first on Attorney at Law Magazine.