Meet Jana

jana gouchev, esq.

Jana Gouchev is the managing attorney of Gouchev Law and she was named as one of the Top 3 Business Lawyers in New York for 2019, featured in Forbes, and a top lawyer in US News and World Report. 

Jana is passionate about working with visionaries who are leaders in their field and also offers general counsel to both growing and large businesses. She is also known as a top negotiator for structuring deals for her clients and she considers her clients as innovative brands doing major impact work.


Jana’s main areas of practice are corporate and contract law, intellectual property, acquisitions, corporate compliance and restructuring, partnerships and investment documents.

Jana’s specific areas of focus include:
• Corporate transactions
• Intellectual property
• Global trademark and patent registration
• LLC Operating Agreements and Corporate Shareholder Agreements
• Master Services Agreements and SaaS Agreements
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Client Service Agreements
• Partner Disputes and Buyouts
• Joint ventures agreements alliances
• NDAs, Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
• Complex Contract negotiation 
• Commercial leases

Rather than recommend time-consuming and costly steps, clients work with Jana because she’s a straight shooter who tells you simply what you need, and gets it done.

Global Reach

Jana works with companies on a global level, from emerging companies in New York City, to foreign companies opening or expanding their operations in the U.S., with a particular focus in the U.K., Israel, China, India, and Latin America.

Background & Education

Jana received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, in New York City, concentrating on intellectual property law. She is admitted to the Bar in New York. Jana was formerly at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, The United Nations, and law clerked at MTV.

five fun facts

  • Speaks Bulgarian fluently.
  • Had aspirations of being a tennis pro since the age of 8.
  • Is a painter and used to exhibit work in NYC group shows.
  • Loves mobster movies (especially The Godfather).
  • World ping pong champion.

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