Bijan Ghom practices in the firm’s Charleston office where he handles commercial litigation, business, corporate and tax law, intellectual property, and labor and employment matters for businesses and individuals. A former business owner with a master’s degree in business administration, he regularly works with business clients to assist with transactions, litigation, and intellectual property. He brings his experience founding and selling a number of businesses to advising his clients on protecting and monetizing intellectual property assets. He is also a strategist with Palq IP, an IP strategy firm and strategic partner of Saxton & Stump.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Bijan founded a number of technology-driven businesses, including a web-based SaaS (software as a service) development company, Jockbrokers, a patented sports fantasy investing application, and Universal Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency platform later sold to a foreign investor. With a successful background growing technology start-ups, Bijan advises business owners of all sizes to help overcome the many challenges they face from initial launch through exit. Bijan’s principal focus is on his client’s business objectives and he has represented many owners and senior decision-makers in the negotiation and preparation of a wide variety of agreements related to general corporate governance, executive compensation, non-compete, intellectual property, and other business matters.
Bijan has been recognized by Best Lawyers as one of South Carolina’s “Ones to Watch” in Commercial Litigation every year since the inaugural year of the recognition in 2021. He was also named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters independent rating service for lawyers, in 2022 and 2023.
Prior to joining the firm, Bijan was an attorney at Rosen Hagood, a law firm with a long and successful history in South Carolina. He earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, his J.D. from Charleston School of Law, and his M.B.A. from the College of Charleston.