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Tereza Simonyan

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7082 | SimonyanT@lanepowell.com

Areas of Practice

Tereza Simonyan is a corporate and transactional attorney whose practice focuses on entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate finance and governance, contract negotiation and general corporate counseling. Tereza regularly advises her clients on a variety of domestic and international commercial transactions at various stages of the businesses growth cycle, including startups, established industry leaders and winding down businesses, where she applies her experience as a litigator and creditors’ rights attorney.

Professional Experience

  • Crocker Law Group, PLLC, Associate
  • Western District of Washington, Judicial Extern for the Honorable Karen Overstreet, Chief Bankruptcy Judge
  • Johnson Flora, PLLC, Law Clerk

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington

Academics

  • Seattle University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2009)
    • Dean’s Scholarship
    • Cali Excellence for the Future Award in Real Estate Transactions
  • California State University Northridge (B.S., 2004)
    • Dean’s List
    • Matador Hall of Fame (2014)
    • Student-Athlete of the Year (2004)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Business
  • Corporate Finance and Securities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Startups and Emerging Companies
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights
  • Litigation

Publications

  • “Deciphering Smoke Signals — FDA’s New Tobacco Product Rules and Their Impact on the Cannabis Industry,” Cannabis Law Journal, Second Edition, Co-author (September 2016)
  • “Individual Chapter 11 Caselaw Considerations,” Northwest Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Co-author (April 2010)
  • “Service of Process, Steps and Missteps,” CLE Article, Co-author (December 2007)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, King County Bar Association
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association

Languages

  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Armenian
  • French