Farinaz S. Tehrani is the Chief Legal Officer at Advantia Health, an innovative healthcare and technology company focusing on women’s health. At Advantia, Farinaz manages and oversees all aspects of the legal function, including corporate transactions, equity and debt offerings, mergers and acquisitions, Board governance, commercial contracts, regulatory matters, intellectual property, litigation, risk management, privacy, and employment matters.
Ms. Tehrani has broad expertise serving in senior legal roles in both public and private companies. Her professional experiences include serving as General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary of Sunrise Senior Living, a global senior living company that manages and operates over 300 senior living communities in the US, UK, and Canada; Executive Vice President, Legal and Compliance, of Washington Prime Group, a $2B publicly-traded real estate investment trust that owns, manages and develops over 120 retail and commercial properties in 30 states; and Associate General Counsel, North America, at Transurban, a $30B publicly-traded Australian infrastructure company, with assets in Australia, U.S. and Canada, and a technology platform focused on innovative transport solutions. In her earlier career, Ms. Tehrani was Corporate and Securities Counsel at Hogan Lovells, a leading global law firm with over 2,800 lawyers in 45 offices throughout the world.
Ms. Tehrani received a B.A. degree in Economics from Tufts University and a J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center. She is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
Ms. Tehrani has been recognized as the Healthcare Lawyer of the Year by The Legal 500 Awards, and has been a panel speaker at various business and legal conferences including the Georgetown University Law Center Corporate Counsel Institute, Bloomberg, Association of Corporate Counsel, and Women, Influence & Power in Law. She is a member of the KPMG Executive Leadership Institute for Women, and also serves on the D.C. Advisory Board of the Tahirih Justice Center and as General Counsel of the Kenwood Citizens Association.