Pouyan Zivari is a senior executive and Chief Legal Officer of Anchor Loans, where he is responsible for the oversight of all legal and compliance functions related to the firm. Mr. Zivari provides counsel on a broad range of matters, including corporate and real estate transactions, corporate governance, litigation matters, the structuring and financing of investments including secondary market transactions, insurance matters, as well as licensing and regulatory compliance with respect to state and federal laws governing financial institutions.
Prior to joining Anchor Loans, Mr. Zivari worked for Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, a national law firm based in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Zivari earned his Bachelor’s degree from UCLA with high honors (Magna Cum Laude) and his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern Law School, where he graduated on the Dean’s List. Mr. Zivari is a member of the California Mortgage Association, where he is a regular speaker and presenter regarding legal, compliance, and business issues affecting the national mortgage industry.
Pouyan enjoys reading, swimming, and spending time with his family and friends. He is also an avid traveler, having visited more than 30 different countries worldwide.