Maryam Naghavi


Maryam Naghavi's practice encompasses a wide range of corporate law matters, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions (negotiated and contested). Maryam regularly advises private equity firms and public companies on both public and private transactions, including stock purchases or sales, asset purchases or sales, mergers, leveraged buyout (LBO) acquisitions, carve-out acquisitions, restructurings, and minority investments.



  • LL.M. American Law Boston University School of Law 2012
  • LL.M. French Law cum laude University of Paris II, Pantheon-Assas 2011
  • LL.B. French Law University of Paris II, Pantheon-Assas 2010
    • Francis Lefebvre Award, Corporate Law Competition
  • B.A. English Literature cum laude University of Tehran 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted in New York only; practicing under the supervision of Venable partners admitted to the California Bar