Hash Zahed is a San Francisco Bay Area business law attorney who is passionate about assisting entrepreneurs who want to use business as a tool for good. Hash’s approach to practicing law is centered on the concept that the best way to help the people he serves is to take the time to understand their goals in order to customize creative solutions.
Hash advises startups and non-profits as outside general counsel on a variety of matters, including:
- Entity choice and formation
- Employment law compliance
- Intellectual property protection (including trademark, trade secrets, and copyright)
- Commercial contracts and licensing agreements
- Corporate conversions
- Venture capital
- M&A transactions
- Exempt organizations and “hybrid” structures
Hash is actively involved in the UC Berkeley and Bay Area entrepreneurship community, including the following:
While at Boalt Hall, Hash was an editor of the California Law Review and the Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law. Hash was also a member of the Board of Advocates and served as a summer extern for The Honorable John T. Noonan of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
In his free time, Hash enjoys traveling, staying active, and cheering on his SF Giants, Warriors, and Golden Bears.