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As an attorney and trusted advisor with over 10 years of experience, Arun has significant transactional experience in a broad range of corporate, private equity and securities areas. Arun’s corporate practice includes the representation of public and privately held companies with regard to governance and finance, including entity selection and formation, corporate structuring, in-court and out-of-court reorganizations, debt restructurings and negotiation, creditor’s rights and other aspects of debtor/creditor representation, as well as joint ventures, private placement of debt and equity and securities filings. Arun’s clients have included high-profile corporations, executives, and organizations across numerous industries, including real estate, retail, transportation, publishing, health services, entertainment, logistics and shipping, energy, airline and aircraft manufacturing. Arun also regularly counsels and advises cannabis companies with regard to formation, financing, real estate, intellectual property, labor and employment, tax, regulatory compliance, and other general corporate issues.
Arun began his career at one of the premiere international corporate law firms, Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He then became Counsel in the Financial Restructuring Department of internationally recognized firm, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
Arun earned his Bachelor’s degree (cum laude) in 2001 from Harvard University. In 2006, he received his Juris Doctor (cum laude) from the Washington University School of Law (in St. Louis). He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and California.
As a longstanding member of a number of professional organizations composed of members working in the fields of law, accounting, banking, finance, insurance, consulting and cannabis, Arun is able to refer his clients to trustworthy, accountable, seasoned professionals in virtually any field.