Farbod is a complex commercial litigator with extensive experience litigating high-stakes securities, structured finance, and bet-the-company business disputes. He has represented numerous Fortune 500 companies, Big Four accounting firms, institutional investors, private equity funds, and state and federal governmental bodies.
- Recovered millions of dollars on behalf of a litigation trust in a fraudulent transfer action brought against the former owners of a large portfolio company.
- Obtained multiple ten- and eleven-figure settlements on behalf of institutional investors in federal lawsuits alleging violations of state and federal securities laws arising out of the mortgage crisis.
- Defeated a billion-dollar breach of contract lawsuit brought against one of the largest entertainment companies in the world by a foreign ticketing company.
- Defeated a lawsuit by a wealthy family against the owners of one of the country’s oldest and most prominent magazines seeking to accelerate tens of millions of dollars in loans.
- Defeated the attempted ouster of the Chief Executive Officer of a billion-dollar tech company by its Board of Directors.
- Defeated a $250 million lawsuit alleging violations of federal securities statutes and state common law claims brought against a “Big Four” accounting firm.
Farbod received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2007. During law school, he was the winner of the McBaine Moot Court Competition. Farbod graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Law & Society.
Prior to joining Miller Barondess, Farbod was a senior associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP.