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Fayezeh Haji Hassan

Fayezeh Haji Hassan


Pittsburgh, PA

How Fayezeh Helps Clients

Fayezeh is an associate in the firm’s Corporate Finance section and is a member of the Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice group. Her practice focuses on a wide range of corporate and finance matters, including corporate governance, private equity, financings and offerings, and federal and state securities laws compliance. She also advises clients on mergers and acquisitions and has extensive experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements.

Fayezeh’s experience in data privacy involves advising clients on privacy compliance, corporate transactions,  drafting privacy policies, website terms of use, “Do Not Sell or Share Personal Information” button, etc.

Fayezeh was selected to the 2024 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list, a recognition reserved for lawyers who demonstrate excellence in their practice. Additionally, she was recognized with the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for having the top grade Legal Research & Writing. In 2017, she was the recipient of the Distinguished Student Award, given to a student who, in the judgment of a  faculty committee, displayed general scholastic excellence and who performed a meritorious service to the School of Law.

Before coming to the United States in 2010, Fayezeh spent eight years in Afghanistan working in numerous international non-profit organizations, including the United Nations.

What Clients Can Expect

Fayezeh listens to clients to learn about their unique challenges and opportunities. This enables her not only to protect clients from a legal perspective, but to do so with the goal of maximizing business potential. Her background enables her to bring a fresh perspective in providing solutions to each client.

If there is a will, there is a way.

Proof Points

  • Representation of a wide variety of companies in their acquisitions by private equity firms and competitors, including in the fields of air-related environmental services, HVAC, and plumbing, security alarm, e-commerce, property and leasing management.
  • Representation of a design and manufacturing photodetector arrays company in its sale of business and real property valued at $5 million.
  • Representation of a wide variety of emerging companies at different financing offerings and stages.
  • Representation of an information management technology services company in the sale of 100% of its assets for more than $30 million.
  • Representation of a variety of companies in their capital restructuring and reorganization matters.
  • Reviewing and drafting various commercial agreements, including master service agreements, non-disclosure agreements, service agreements, and consulting agreements.
  • Reviewing, analyzing and drafting privacy policies, data privacy addendum, and terms and use policies for non-profit and for-profit companies.
  • Representation of a Pittsburgh-based company in its restructuring after the departure of a top executive.
  • Representation of one of the largest companies in the eastern U.S. in customized fueling solutions in the formation of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Outside the Office

Fayezeh is originally from Iran, but has lived in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Egypt. She enjoys traveling and exploring new cultures and countries. She also takes a keen interest in learning about history, religion, psychology, social justice and human rights.