Mohammad Tashakor

Associate

tashakorm@ballardspahr.com
Tel 702.868.7562
Fax 702.471.7070
Las Vegas

Mohammad (Mo) Tashakor is a transactional attorney who advises public and privately held companies in a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions. In particular, Mo’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital-raising transactions, securities compliance, intellectual property transactions, and general corporate representation.

During law school, Mo was an intern at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) . At the CFTC, he researched and monitored registration and compliance issues involving registered entities, and at the SEC, Mo investigated violations of federal securities law. Mo also served as an intern in the in-house counsel’s office at Citigroup, where he oversaw preliminary revision of risk management policies and standards.

Representative Matters

• Represented a Fortune 100 conglomerate in connection with the sale of its global operations management and safety consulting business to a Swiss private equity firm
• Represented a publicly-traded casino operator in connection with several strategic multi-state partnerships with leading sports book operators for online sports betting and iGaming market access
• Represented several leading investment banks as underwriters in a registered note offering of up to $300 million for a natural gas company
• Represented an institutional brokerage firm as sales agent in an at-the-market registered offering of up to $300 million in common stock for a regulated utility
• Represent various clients in negotiating and preparing licensing agreements, SaaS and cloud services agreements, distribution and manufacturing agreements, and other commercial agreements
• Represent a lender in various warehouse lending and MSR transactions
• Represent a multinational financial services company in Securities Exchange Act of 1934 reporting compliance matters
• Represent an aerospace company in Securities Exchange Act of 1934 reporting compliance matters

Publications

"The New Kid on the Blockchain: Legislative Acceptance of Smart Contracts," GEO. L. TECH. REV., April 2018

"A Measure of Justice for Privacy and Security Issues," GEO. L. TECH. REV., November 2017

Georgetown University Law Center (J.D. 2018)
Editor, Georgetown Law Technology Review
Dean's List

San Diego State University (B.S. 2013)

Languages

Farsi

Nevada

California