BEHRANG SERAJ advises clients on a range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private securities offerings, and other strategic transactions.
Behrang earned a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, where he focused on business law and served as the vice president of Privacy Law at Berkeley (PrivLAB), a student-run organization focusing on privacy issues in the digital age.
Prior to law school — and after gaining some experience as an investment banker — Behrang joined the U.S. Department of State as a foreign service officer. The job took him to India as a consular officer and to U.S. embassies in Kabul, Afghanistan, and Tunis, Tunisia where he focused on bilateral political issues. Behrang also served at the State Department headquarters in Washington, D.C., including in the Office of the Executive Secretariat of Secretaries Clinton and Kerry.
Behrang earned a B.A. in economics from University of California, Los Angeles and a M.A. in international relations from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris), both with honors.