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ABOUT Azad Virk

Azad Virk is a shareholder in Stradling's Corporate and Technology Transactions practice groups.

Azad's practice focuses on a variety of corporate, commercial and intellectual property transactions, including the formation of startupsequity and debt financingsmergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, intellectual property and technology transactions across multiple industries.

Azad practiced law in India before relocating to the United States, counseling clients on intellectual property issues and representing a diverse range of clients in intellectual property, corporate and technology-related litigation before various courts and tribunals.

Azad was named a "Southern California Rising Star" by Super Lawyers in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “Are Your Contracts Helping or Hurting You?", OCTANe Legal Roundtable (March 2017)

  • “January Brown Bag: Advanced Contract Negotiations - Avoiding Traps for the Unwary”, The Association of Corporate Counsel San Diego Chapter (January 2015)

  • “Advanced Contract Negotiations: Avoiding the Speed Bumps, Pitfalls and Trapdoors of Complex Contracts,” Association of Corporate Counsel (February 2012)

Featured Experience


  • Stanford Law School, LL.M., 2007
  • University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College, LL.M., 2000
  • Panjab University, LL.B., 1999
  • Panjab University, B.A., 1996

Memberships & Associations

  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Punjab & Haryana High Court Bar Association