Natasha-Christina Akda

Board chair

Natasha-Christina Akda is an attorney and counselor-at-law, and she focuses her practice on business advising & consulting with an emphasis on corporate structuring, financing, and strategic development. She has special expertise in providing legal counsel to entrepreneurs and businesses in all aspects of their corporate development in both domestic and international markets.

Natasha has also advised businesses and organizations in the arts, non-profit sector, and private enterprise on considerations and issues arising from entity creation, conventional and alternative financing, corporate structuring, and regulatory compliance. She also engages in pro bono work, has assisted victims of human trafficking in the United States seeking civil and criminal damages against their traffickers under the provisions of the Trafficking Victim’s Protection Re-Authorization Act (TVPRA) and has provided support to legal teams pursuing litigation on behalf of Bagram and Guantanamo Bay detainees seeking redress and accountability for torture and religious abuse while in U.S. custody.

Natasha received her Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs, with a double concentration in the Middle East and International Economics, as well as her Juris Doctorate from the George Washington University. She is a Member in Good Standing of the New York State Bar and is proficient in Arabic and French. Natasha also currently serves on the boards of The American Task Force for Lebanon, The Rene Moawad Foundation, and is a founding member of Layalina Productions Advisory Group.