Tahir Farukhi is a member of Nelson Hardiman’s Transactional and Regulatory Compliance practice groups. His wealth of legal experience handling corporate and real estate transactions and regulations affecting the healthcare and technology industries affords his clients start-to-finish counsel. Regardless of transaction size, Tahir’s focus is on achieving client goals, optimizing the manner in which he achieves them, and finding practical ways to jump over inevitable hurdles.


Tahir has experience in corporate formations and structuring, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate governance and strategic matters. Tahir’s counsel with emerging growth companies spans the entire lifecycle, from providing founder-friendly guidance at the earliest stages through an exit.

Real Estate

Tahir has experience representing investment funds, investors, developers, sponsors, operators, lenders and borrowers in negotiating and structuring real estate acquisitions, sales, leases, developments and financings involving a wide range of commercial real estate classes.

Life Outside the Firm

A dedicated family man and an avid Lakers fan, Tahir enjoys spending his time outdoors with his son, playing basketball and golf, and attending car shows. He is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, enjoys keeping physically active, and traveling the world.

Tahir has a passion for philanthropy and believes in the equitable access to opportunity, a conviction that began when he co-founded an organization to provide basic necessities to the impoverished people in Skid Row, Los Angeles. His wider interests include innovative ways to facilitate equitable socio-economic growth and development.


University of Utah – S.J. Quinney College of Law, J.D.

University of Utah – David Eccles School of Business, MBA

University of Southern California, B.A.


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