Farinaz S. Tehrani is the Chief Legal Officer at Advantia Health. As an accomplished executive leader and strategic legal counsel, Farinaz has extensive experience managing 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.
Prior to joining Advantia, Farinaz has served in senior legal roles in both public and private companies across various industries. Her professional experience includes serving as General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary of Sunrise Senior Living, a global senior living company that manages and operates hundreds of 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 manages and develops retail and commercial properties in 30 states; and Associate General Counsel, North America, at Transurban, a $30B publicly-traded Australian infrastructure development and management company. Farinaz started her career, focusing on corporate and securities law, at Hogan Lovells, one of the largest law firms in the world.
Farinaz has been recognized as the Healthcare Lawyer of the Year by The Legal 500 Awards, is a member of the KPMG Executive Leadership Institute for Women, and a member of SheEO, a global community of women supporting women-led ventures. She 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 Betta Kappa Society.