Partner and Co-Chair, Capital Markets and Corporate;
10100 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90067
Direct 310.282.2282 Fax 310.919.3857
Arash Khalili is a vigorous deal maker and navigator of complex corporate and commercial transactions across a wide range of industries, including media, entertainment, technology, sports, and health and wellness. Understanding his clients’ motivations and risk tolerance, Mr. Khalili serves as a trusted business and legal advisor, structuring and negotiating some of his clients’ most intricate deals in the U.S. and abroad, and bringing them successfully across the finish line.
Mr. Khalili represents both private and public companies, family offices, and high-net-worth individuals, from media, production and technology companies to professional athletes and celebrities, as well as funds, sponsors, promoters and fashion apparel companies. While the media, entertainment, technology, sports (including eSports), and health and wellness industries continue to evolve, Mr. Khalili’s execution-oriented approach and unique breadth of experience handling cutting-edge corporate transactions allow his clients to adapt and grow their businesses in today’s advanced data- and technology-driven marketplace. His portfolio also includes mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity and debt financings, cross-border transactions, and corporate governance, as well as general business and dispute resolution-related matters.
“Health and wellness are important aspects of my personal life, so it was only natural that sports developed as an area of expertise and a complement to my corporate practice.”
Highly distinguished across the West Coast, Mr. Khalili has been recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the leading transactional attorneys in Los Angeles in the publication’s “Most Influential M&A Advisors” special report. He was profiled among the “Top 20 Attorneys Under 40” by the Daily Journal and has also received The M&A Advisor’s 40 under 40 Recognition Award. He has authored works on media rights and brand monetization in the sports industry, and is regularly called upon to speak on these issues.