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Mehdi Sinaki
USC Gould School of Law

Mehdi Sinaki

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 17, 2022

Mehdi Sinaki is an attorney with the law firm of Michelman & Robinson, LLP and a member of the firm's corporate & securities practice and real estate transactional groups. He represents private and public companies, family offices and high net-worth individuals, serving as a trusted advisor and taking a strategic, practical and business-oriented approach to legal and general business matters.

Sinaki handles complex and commercial transactions, strategic investments, acquisitions (representing both acquirers and targets), licensing, and liability management transactions. He also advises and supports senior management on strategic planning, risk assessment, and compliance in highly regulated markets.

Prior to joining Michelman & Robinson, Sinaki served as general counsel and worked at City of Hope National Medical Center. The Los Angeles Business Journal has recognized Sinaki several times for its Leaders in Law awards, designating him as one of the leading transactional attorneys in Los Angeles. Sinaki earned his law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law.



USA Today
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