Vanja Habekovic’s clients rely on her dynamic counsel to establish, grow, maintain, and sell their businesses and to navigate the extremely important tax issues and consequences that can occur when making deals. Vanja’s clients include an array of industries from food and beverage companies, real estate groups, private clients, and medical offices. She negotiates, drafts and advises on a variety of business agreements, including LLC, partnership, and acquisition agreements.
Vanja has a reputation of not only working closely and collaborating with her clients on existing matters, but looks long term to further develop strategies to advance a company’s future endeavors. She digs deep to understand the business concerns to ensure that business and tax counseling is seamless and comprehensive. Addressing taxation issues as part of a greater business plan helps clients maintain the tax efficiency of organizational and transactional decisions. She also handles executive compensation matters, including non-qualified deferred compensation plan and stock option plan drafting and advising. She handles all tax disputes at the Federal, State and local level.
Vanja earned her Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with high distinction. She is also a recipient of the Southern California Rising Stars for 2013 and 2014.