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Tania Tour-Sarkissian

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Biography

Tania Tour-Sarkissian is a transactional attorney specializing in commercial law, corporate law, food and beverage law, and restaurant law. She has represented lenders in a wide variety of credit transactions. Before serving as of counsel at TSLO, she was in the legal department at Bank of America and at Charles Schwab Bank, specializing in syndicate credit facilities and secured lending. Drawing on her experience as corporate counsel and sustained exposure to the restaurant industry, Tania has co-authored The Essential Guide to California Restaurant Law (Carolina Academic Press 2010) and the 2017 Supplement to The Essential Guide to California Restaurant Law (Carolina Academic Press 2017). Tania is a graduate of Yale and of Columbia Law School, and is admitted to practice in California.

Education

  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1984
  • Yale College, New Haven, Connecticut
    • B.A. - 1981
    • Honors: cum laude

Classes & Seminars

  • Co-Taught, with Professor Roger Bernhardt, Commercial Finance at Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California

Past Positions

  • Bank of America, Senior Counsel
  • Charles Schwab Bank, Counsel
  • Hon. Walter H. Rice, United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, Law Clerk

Published Works

  • Co-Author, with Paul Tour-Sarkissian, of the 2017 Supplement to The Essential Guide to California Restaurant Law, Carolina Academic Press, 2017
  • Co-Author, with Paul Tour-Sarkissian, of The Essential Guide to California Restaurant Law, Carolina Academic Press, 2010
  • Co-Author, with Professor Roger Bernhardt, of supplements to Patton on Land Titles and Basye on Clearing Land Titles

Current Employment Position

  • Of Counsel

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Food and Beverage Law
  • Restaurant Law

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1989