Styna Tao focuses her practice on intellectual property, technology, and commercial transactions for clients in a range of industries, including biotechnology, financial services, manufacturing, and philanthropy. Her experience includes assisting clients in negotiating and drafting a variety of agreements, including licensing agreements, services agreements, data sharing agreements, confidentiality agreements, and independent contractor agreements. She also provides intellectual property and technology transaction support on due diligence matters.

Ms. Tao graduated from Yale Law School, where she was the Managing Editor for the Yale Journal of International Law, a Student Coach for the Willem C. Vis Moot Court, and a member of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic.


  • JD, Yale Law School, 2019
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Queen's University - Smith School of Business, 2016, with honors, Dean's List with Distinction, Beta Gamma Sigma
  • District of Columbia

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