Goodarz T. Agahi

Partner

Costa Mesa
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F +1.714.754.6611
Los Angeles
T +1.310.442.8894
F +1.310.820.8859

Overview

A partner in the firm's Business Group, Goody Agahi focuses his practice on complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, restructurings, recapitalizations, and financings. Goody has represented clients in matters in various industries, including, among others, apparel, technology, consumer products, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals. He also acts as general outside counsel for clients, assisting in their day-to-day legal needs. In addition, Goody has significant experience advising corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies on a broad range of tax issues.

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  • Represented a developer of innovative flow cytometry and cellular imaging technology in connection with its acquisition by a multinational strategic buyer.
  • Represented a premium headwear company in connection with its acquisition by a strategic buyer in the apparel industry.
  • Represented a supplier of massage chairs and wellness products in connection with its acquisition of a franchisor of back and neck specialty retail stores.
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Experience

  • Represented a developer of innovative flow cytometry and cellular imaging technology in connection with its acquisition by a multinational strategic buyer.
  • Represented a premium headwear company in connection with its acquisition by a strategic buyer in the apparel industry.
  • Represented a supplier of massage chairs and wellness products in connection with its acquisition of a franchisor of back and neck specialty retail stores.
  • Represented a provider of high-resolution video security and safety systems for mobile applications in connection with its acquisition by a private equity firm. 
  • Represented a developer of catheter-based therapeutic devices in connection with its acquisition by a multinational device company.
  • Represented an independent private investment firm in connection with its acquisition of a logistics company. 
  • Represented a software company in connection with multiple strategic acquisitions of other software and technology companies providing solutions and integrations for enterprise applications. 
  • Represented a California-based luxury travel agency in connection with its acquisition by a New York-based travel agency.
  • Represented a footwear designer and distributor in connection with its various transactions, including the sale of a slip-resistant shoe brand, the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of a privately held American importer of sheepskin footwear and the sale of a casual sneaker brand. 
  • Represented a pharmaceutical company in its acquisition of ophthalmic products from one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world for $600 million.
  • Represented a pharmaceutical company in its acquisition of rights to develop a synthetic compound in the U.S. and certain other countries from one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. 

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association

Industries

Admissions

  • California

Education

  • LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles