A law firm committed to innovation.
Our concept may be new, but this isn't our first rodeo. Our attorneys have decades of experience practicing law, and we've been transforming the delivery of legal services since 1999. Now, we're using that knowledge to create a better legal experience for you.
Even though we're attorneys, we're also founders, business owners, CEOs, investors and technologists. We've been in your shoes and knew there was a better way. That's why we created BizCounsel -- to ease your legal journey and help your business thrive.
From the founder of Legalzoom
Our founder started LegalZoom over 20 years ago. With BizCounsel, we're reimagining how growing businesses access custom, high-end legal work from expert attorneys.
Dedicated to growing businesses.
All we do is work with growing businesses to give them the support and guidance they need to scale. We’ve seen it all before, so we can make sure your set up for continued success.
Trusted by thousands of businesses
Our Management Team
Brian Liu, Esq.
Chief Executive Officer
Brian Liu leads the BizCounsel team. Prior to starting BizCounsel, he developed the concept for LegalZoom (NASDAQ: LZ) in 1999, became its first CEO until 2007, and served as Chairman until 2018. In addition to his work with BizCounsel, Brian manages a real estate investment fund, sits on the board of DaZen Theranostics, a cancer therapy startup, and is an active angel investor. Brian graduated from UCLA School of Law and started his career as an attorney for Sullivan & Cromwell and Oaktree Capital. +
Arya Firoozmand, Esq.
Chief of Customer Experience
Arya Firoozmand leads our customer experience team and oversees product innovation and the end-to-end customer journey. Before BizCounsel, Arya founded ClaimCounsel, an innovative attorney lead generation service which was merged into BizCounsel. Arya graduated from UCLA School of Law and started his career as an attorney for Newmeyer & Dillon, where he helped business owners fight for coverage when they were wrongfully denied on their insurance claims. +
Curt Brown, Esq.
Chief Legal Officer
Curt Brown heads our legal innovation and compliance teams. Curt started his legal career at the prestigious Los Angeles office of Irell & Manella. In 2015, Curt was named a California Attorney of the Year by the Daily Journal and Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by USC Law School. Curt earned his JD from UCLA, where he was the Michael T. Masin Scholar and Staff Editor of the Entertainment Law Review. Curt is admitted to practice in the states of CA, CO, DC, FL, IL, MI and WA. +
Director of Client Relations
Aja Hashian leads our Client Relations and Sales Teams. Previously, Aja was in charge of sales and service at ScoreBig, a sports ticketing start-up. She served similar roles for the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Clippers. In addition to her work for BizCounsel, she is a songwriter for Genuine Artist Management, where she writes music for R&B, Pop and Hip-Hop artists. +
Jake Varghese, Esq.
Director of Attorney Operations
Jake leads attorney operations and service fulfillment at BizCounsel. Prior to his work with BizCounsel, Jake led the Business Services division at LegalZoom, where he grew the department from 5 employees to 500. After LegalZoom, Jake held senior leadership roles at LegalShield and United Agent Services. Jake received his JD from Drake University Law School. +
Director of Technology
Sean leads BizCounsel’s technology team. Previously, he managed development teams for various high-tech startups including ScoreBig and AskTipster. In addition, he developed software currently used by Lexus, UCLA, and the Colorado Department of Labor. Sean earned a BS degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado. +
Front End Developer
As a part of the technology team, Nick crafts the visual and interactive aspects of the BizCounsel website. He has worked in several creative fields, including 3D modeling, screen printing, branding, and web development, for clientele ranging from small home businesses in Colorado to tech startups in Dubai. Nick has a bachelors degree in Environmental Design from the University of Colorado. +
Co-Founder, Honest Company
Brian is the co-founder of both LegalZom and The Honest Company. A serial entrepreneur, he is currently Managing Partner of BAM Ventures, and he serves on the Advisory Board of the Institute of Business Law and Policy at UCLA.
Robert Shapiro, Esq.
Partner, Glaser Weil
Robert is the co-founder of LegalZoom. He is one of the most recognized attorneys in the world. In addition to being the architect of the "Dream Team," his past clients include Steve Wynn, Robert Downey Jr. and David Lee Roth.
Howard Miller, Esq.
Past President of California
State Bar Association
Howard was formerly president of the State Bar Association of California, Professor at USC School of Law, and a partner at a major law firm. Currently, he serves as a mediator and arbitrator for complex commercial disputes.
Sally Robertson, Esq.
Legal Tech Advisor
Sally serves as a consultant and advisor to legal tech companies. She was formerly the CEO of Stirling Blue, a CRM solution for subscription legal plans, and Vice President of Attorney Services at LegalZoom.
Kamran is an entrepreneur and early stage investor based in Los Angeles. Previously, he was the CEO and co-founder of PriceGrabber, a comparison shopping site.
Shamin Walsh, Esq.
Managing Director, BAM Ventures
Shamin has over 13+ years as an active angel investor. She oversees three funds with investments in over 200 companies. She started her career as a transactional attorney and was a Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance at Loyola University.
We can help in the following states:
- New Jersey
- New York
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
- Washington D.C.
- West Virginia
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