As of May 1, 2022 Zeo Joined Osterweis


Compliance Team

Melek Barngrover joined Osterweis Capital Management in 2022 as part of the Zeo Capital Advisors team transition, where she was the Compliance and Risk Manager since 2020. Before joining Zeo, Ms. Barngrover was an Associate at the Berkeley New Business Community Law Clinic, assisting startups in the Bay Area. Credentialed in Turkey, Ms. Barngrover worked as an attorney at Bozoglu & Izgi Law Firm and Koyuncuoglu & Koksal Law Firm in Istanbul, focusing on corporate, contracts, trademark, life sciences, compliance and employment law. In addition to law, she spent time in the pharma sector managing laboratory and production operations, occupational health and safety, risk assessment, trainings and compliance.

Ms. Barngrover graduated from Istanbul Technical University (B.S. in Chemistry) and from Istanbul Kultur University (L.L.B. in Law), both with honors. More recently, she completed her degree at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Master of Laws), along with a Certificate in technology law. She is admitted to practice law in California and Turkey.

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