Neda Shapourian advises emerging and small businesses on corporate formation, seed fundraising, venture capital finance, and strategic exits. She also manages the firm's cannabis practice group which advises both "touch the plant" and ancillary businesses on corporate structuring and compliance matters. She serves on the Executive Committee of Bar Association of San Francisco's Cannabis, Alcohol, and Regulated Industries Barristers Section. Neda utilizes a tailored approach to meeting legal needs to achieve both short term and long term goals for her clients
Neda also has a wide range of litigation experience in the areas of real estate, products liability, landlord-tenant, construction, and premises liability.
Prior to launching Smith Shapourian Mignano, PC, Neda gained experience representing clients in business transactions and disputes at a boutique litigation firm in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Neda lives in San Francisco with her husband and rescue dog, Max. In her free time she can usually be found climbing rocks, running punishing distances for fun, baking pies, and/or tossing a frisbee at Baker Beach.
She has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, an honor awarded to only 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40.