Roxana Vatanparast is a member of the firm’s commercial finance practice group. Her experience includes structuring, negotiating, documenting, and closing large scale real estate finance transactions, including loan origination, loan assumption, loan modification, and equity transfer transactions. Additionally, she advises financial technology startups on financial regulatory compliance and privacy laws. She has experience advising clients in the banking, finance, technology, and retail industries.
In addition to her legal practice, she is a scholar who regularly writes, teaches, and speaks on data privacy and data protection laws, digital currency and financial technology, climate impacts of blockchain, artificial intelligence, and machine learning technologies, and the law and global governance of telecommunication infrastructures.
She holds a LL.M. and Ph.D. from the University of Turin and has been a visiting researcher at Sciences Po Law School, Paris, as well as the Institute for Global Law & Policy at Harvard Law School. Prior to joining Snell, she was a Visiting Fellow with the Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard Kennedy School and an Affiliate with the Center on Global Legal Transformation at Columbia Law School.
Admitted to practice only in the state of California.