EDUCATION

OSGOODE HALL LAW SCHOOL, J.D. Candidate 2019

RYERSON UNIVERSITY, Ted Rogers School of Business Management, B.Comm. (2011-2015)

WORK EXPERIENCE

NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT LLP: Summer Student May 2018–August 2018

  • Completing any work requested by the Associates and Partners in the firm, usually involving research and writing, with a focus on commercialization

  • Engaging in client intake meetings and responding to client demands

  • Coordinator for the Innovation Law Clinic

UNPRECEDENTEDLY CHIC: Co-Founder and Content Developer  Oct. 2016–Present

  • https://unprecedentedlychic.com

  • Fusing fashion and law by writing about current legal issues related to intellectual property and corporate law within the fashion industry

  • Curating, organizing, and designing the structure of the blog

  • Promoting and advertising the blog by communicating effectively with law students, lawyers, bloggers, and external sponsors

TED ROGERS SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT: Teaching/Graduate Assistant  Jan 2015–Present

  • Balanced multiple responsibilities, which included preparing exam questions, advising the students on possible essay topics, creating lecture materials, and grading submitted exams and essays

  • Conducted research for updates on course materials

OSGOODE HALL LAW JOURNAL: Senior Editor   Sept. 2016–Mar. 2018

  • Critically reviewing potential articles and commentaries for the Journal

  • Participating in roundtable discussions about whether articles and commentaries should be included in the Journal while persuasively communicating my views

  • Completing various assignments on footnoting and legal citation with high attention to detail

  • Engaging in team building and social events with fellow associate and senior editors

OSGOODE HALL AND UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA: Research Assistant Mar. 2017–Feb. 2018

  • Professor Giuseppina D’Agostino (Osgoode): Assisting with an internal evaluation of the IP Osgoode Innovation Clinic

  • Professor Carys Craig (Osgoode): Collecting substantive research in relation to the various facets of copyright law

  • Professor Michael Geist (Ottawa): Preparing a comprehensive, comparative analysis for how countries have implemented the Internet Treaties (WIPO Copyright Treaty and WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty)

TED ROGERS LEADERSHIP CENTRE: Coordinator  May 2015 – Aug. 2016

  • Performed administrative work for the Ryerson Top 200 Program and the Ted Rogers Leadership Centre, in a diligent and reliable manner using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Systems

  • Planned events, including functions for over 200 people and an event featuring Mayor John Tory

  • Implemented strategies to improve student engagement through promotion and marketing

  • Assisted with motivational coaching sessions with Top 200 Program students and promoted a positive attitude

VOLUNTEER WORK

  • Editor for the IPilogue at IP Osgoode, Mar. 2017 – Present

  • IP Osgoode Innovation Clinic Fellow, Mar. 2017 – Present

  • Fashion Show Coordinator for the Osgoode Fashion Law Society, Jan. 2017 – Present

  • Member of the Osgoode Entertainment and Sports Law Association, Oct. 2016 – Present

  • Hosted and co-organized the first ever Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Guest Speaker Session and the CSR Academic Case Competition at Ryerson University, Mar. 2015

  • Invigilated for several law midterms at Ryerson University, Sept. – Nov. 2014

  • Accepted to participate in the Ryerson Law and Business Clinic, June 2014

  • President of the CSR Student Association, Mar. 2014 – Apr. 2015

  • Vice President of Corporate Relations for the CSRSA, Sept. 2013 – Feb. 2014

  • Ambassador for the “Canadian Strategy for Implementing the UN Principles on Business and Human Rights” Conference, May 2014

  • Participated in and won the Top 200 Program Case Competition, Oct. 2013

  • Member of the Top 200 Program for Ryerson University, Sept. 2013

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Recipient of the Charles Woodrow Award for outstanding academic performance in Summer 2017

  • Nominated for the Ryerson Gold Medal Award upon graduation in Spring 2015

  • Recipient of the John J. Rieschi Memorial Scholarship at Ryerson University in Fall 2014

  • Recipient of the Pearson LAW122 award at Ryerson University in Fall 2013

LANGUAGES

  • Full oral, reading, and writing proficiency in English and Farsi

  • Basic understanding of French