Office Hours: Fundraising. Aria Kashefi, Morrison Foerster

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Where & When

Suite 214, Byers Hall, UCSF Mission Bay (1700 4th Street, San Francisco)
9:00AM to 12:00PM, Wednesday, October 3

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About the Expert


Aria Kashefi is an associate in the Palo Alto office of Morrison & Foerster and is a member of the firm’s Corporate Group.

Mr. Kashefi’s practice focuses on emerging company and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions of technology companies and other corporate, securities and commercial matters.

Mr. Kashefi 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, where he served as an Executive Member of the Business Law Students Association. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Kashefi was an associate at an international law firm headquartered in Canada.

Mr. Kashefi is admitted to practice in California and in Ontario, Canada.