While attending law school, Ms. Karakashian was the executive symposium editor for the Hastings Business Law Journal and published a Note, A Software Patent War: The Effects of Patent Trolls on Startup Companies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 11 Hastings Bus. L.J. 119 (2015).
Sona Karakashian is an associate in Goodwin’s Business Law Department, and a member of the firm’s Technology Companies, and Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology practices. Ms. Karakashian joined Goodwin in 2018.
Ms. Karakashian represents companies through every stage of the corporate lifecycle, including pre-incorporation planning, general corporate representation and counseling, venture capital financings, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Karakashian also advises digital currency and blockchain technology companies with respect to digital token sales and related securities law and regulatory matters, as well as technology companies raising capital through equity crowdfunding on registered funding portals.
Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Karakashian spent two years at a due diligence, disclosure and compliance services company where she advised entrepreneurs and investment platforms on securities law compliance and disclosure requirements for equity raises through Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) and Regulation A+.
University of California Hastings College Law
University of California, Berkeley