Nazgole co-founded the firm in Los Angeles fresh out of law school in 2013, and now practices law in both Southern California and Northern California. She began her career focusing on business transactions and continues to regularly assist startups, small to mid-sized businesses, and entrepreneurs. She has served as general counsel for businesses in various industries, including software development, linen manufacturing, real estate development, construction, rental property, equestrian, restaurant and food, youth development, mental health, film production, cosmetology, carpentry, auto repair, and more.
Nazgole's practice also includes civil litigation and appellate advocacy, as well as pro bono services to the community. She has served as lead counsel on many cases and has extensive experience in all phases of litigation, including jury trial and appeal. Her areas of practice include employment, commercial, personal injury, civil rights, contract, and business law. She regularly obtains favorable outcomes and settlements for clients in need of an advocate. She was named a Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2020 and 2021.
Nazgole graduated with a full scholarship from Southwestern Law School, where she currently serves as an adjunct professor for Securities Regulation, a course that focuses on private and public securities offerings and investments. 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 attended UC Berkeley, where she graduated at just 19 years old. During her undergraduate studies, she served as the co-founder and instructor of an Ethnic Studies course for one year.
Nazgole 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
Adjunct Professor, Southwestern Law School
Executive Committee Member, Labor & Employment Law Division, Beverly Hills Bar Association
Protected but Prejudiced: Redefining a Corporation's Ability to File or Defend Litigation Without Counsel (By Nazgole Hashemi, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Publication Pending)
Don’t Let Them Fool Ya: An Examination of Regulation Crowdfunding as a Framework for Federal Protection Against Online Dating Risks (By Nazgole Hashemi and Tannaz H. Hashemi, Published in the 2019 University of San Francisco Law Review, Volume 53, Page 421)
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)
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)