Farhad Aghdami joined the MCV Foundation board in 2017.
Farhad is Williams Mullen’s Richmond Managing Partner. He focuses his practice on wealth transfer tax planning, business succession planning, income tax planning for individuals and businesses and fiduciary litigation. He counsels a wide variety of clients, including high net worth individuals and families, middle-market business owners, institutional fiduciaries, family offices and charitable entities. Farhad is the Virginia State Chair of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and is active in many bar, professional, civic, and charitable organizations.
Farhad is listed in The Best Lawyers In America© in the Tax and Trusts and Estate categories and is listed as one of only two Band 1 Virginia lawyers in the Chambers USA High Net Worth Guide for Private Wealth Law (2017-present) .
In the community, he serves as a member of the board of trustees of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Foundation, Venture Richmond, and the Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond for which he previously served as Board Chair. He is a past trustee of the Valentine Richmond History Center, the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Richmond, and St. Christopher’s School.
Farhad is a 1989 graduate of the University of Virginia and a 1992 graduate of the Wake Forest University School of Law. He received his LL.M. in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in 1995.