Nahal Zarnighian

Tel 424.204.4360
Fax 424.204.4350
Los Angeles

Nahal Zarnighian’s practice focuses on the representation of commercial landlords and shopping center owners, managers, and developers in retail bankruptcies throughout the United States. Nahal specializes in representing landlords and other creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy workouts across the country, and has worked on such high profile cases as 24 Hour Fitness, Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Chinos Holdings, Inc. (J. Crew and Madewell), Forever 21, GNC, Gymboree, and Payless Shoes. Nahal also has experience in real estate transactions, including leasing and commercial real estate finance.

Professional Activities

Los Angeles Representative, Pro Bono Committee 2017-2020

Assignment Coordinator and Mentor, Ballard Spahr Summer Associate Program, 2020

Community Activities

Volunteer, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, 2013-2014

Founder, Law Student Alliance for Israel, 2015

Chief Financial Officer, Jewish Law Student Association, 2014-2015

Speaking Engagements

ICSC 2019 U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference, " Your Estoppel: What a Lender Wants" – Roundtable Discussion, San Diego, California October 25, 2019




University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law (J.D. 2016)

University of California, Los Angeles (B.A. 2012)