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Taghdiri, Arya

Arya J. Taghdiri

Direct Tel: +1 213 443 3304
Los Angeles
Tel: +1 213 443 3000 Fax: +1 213 443 3100

Arya Taghdiri is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Los Angeles office.  He joined the firm in 2020.  His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on sports, entertainment and media, and intellectual property litigation.  While in law school, Arya was the Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Law.  He was also a staff editor on the Texas Intellectual Property Journal. His articles have appeared in the Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law, Stanford International Policy Review, Texas Environmental Law Journal, and Tsinghua China Law Review, among other publications.

Arya also has a strong interest in pro bono representation and is currently representing a client seeking asylum in the United States.

  • The University of Texas School of Law
    (J.D., 2020)
    • Texas Review Of Entertainment & Sports Law:
      • Editor-in-Chief, 2018-2020
  • Indiana University Bloomington
    (B.A., Political Science, 2017)
  • The State Bar of California
  • Spanish
  • Farsi
  • Panel: Eric Hagen, Clay Allen, Anne Malik & Arya Taghdiri, “Sports and Entertainment Law,” The University of Texas School of Law, Apr. 1, 2021.
  • How Blockchain Technology Can Revolutionize The Music Industry, 20 Harvard Journal Of Sports & Entertainment Law (2019).
  • The Cost Of Innovation: Why Bitcoin Mining Requires International Regulation, 50 Texas Environmental Law Journal (2020).
  • A Comparative Perspective Of Eminent Domain Laws In The United States & China, 12 Tsinghua China Law Review (2020).
  • CLOs And Leveraged Loans: Subprime Déjà Vu?, 19 Florida State University Business Review (2020).
  • Assessing the Compatibility of Cryptocurrencies and Sharia Law, Intellectual Property &. Technology Journal (2020).
  • Weighing the Validity & Legality of EU Religious Slaughter Bans, 5 Stanford International Policy Review (2020).