Viraj takes a cradle to grave approach to advising corporate clients. From advising on formation and governance to liquidation and reorganization, he is involved in all areas of corporate practice, including mergers, acquisitions, real estate, employment, contract review and drafting etc.

Viraj began his career as a litigator and has substantial experience representing his clients in complex lawsuits throughout the country in state, federal, and appellate court. Viraj’s experience in complex litigation provides him a unique outlook to advising his corporate clients through dispute resolution.

Representative Matters

  • Represented owner in a sale and recapitalization of a resort and ancillary businesses in North Georgia.
  • Represented developer in assemblage, financing, and development of high-end grocery-anchored mixed used developments in Atlanta, GA, Princeton, NJ, and Chesterfield, VA.
  • Represented international mining company in multiple acquisitions, sales, and licensing of interests in land.
  • Represented private equity investment firm in the acquisition, financing, recapitalization, and sale of multiple businesses in the industrials sector.
  • Represented family office in a joint venture for the development and financing of multi-family development in Fayetteville, Georgia.
  • Represented family office in purchase of a full-service property management company.
  • Represented owner of financial management advisory firm in sale to a private equity investment firm. 
  • Serving as outside general counsel to multiple multi-million dollar companies in various sectors.


  • Navigating a Trustee’s Post-Lien Avoidance Request for a Monetary Judgment, Real Property Law Section Newsletter (State Bar of Georgia), Spring 2018.
  • Value of Net Operating Losses to the Bankruptcy Estate, 27 Ass’n Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors Journal 1 (2013).
  • Viraj Deshmukh & Radha Gordon, Deepening Insolvency as a Method for Calculation of Damages, Com. & Bus. Litig. Newsletter (Am. Bar Ass’n Section of Litig.), Nov. 2013.

Bar Admissions and Miscellaneous

  • Admitted to Georgia and Florida.
  • Member, Advisory Board, Living Walls, a nonprofit promoting public art.
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2023 and 2024.