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Shirin Movahed Rakocevic

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in New York, NY

KI Legal
40 Wall St, 49th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-404-8644
Fax: 332-777-1884
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016
Licensed in New York Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate, Intellectual Property, Technology Transactions, Business Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions
Languages Spoken: English, French, Persian (Farsi)
Attorney Profile

A business and corporate law attorney, Shirin Movahed Rakocevic is a partner at KI Legal law firm, located in New York, New York; Long Island City, New York; and Jersey City, New Jersey. She works out of the New York City office, helping people in and around the metro area with legal matters involving:

  • The franchising of business organizations 
  • Mergers and acquisitions 
  • Contracts 
  • Defamation and privacy 
  • Trademark law
  • Intellectual property law 
  • Cyberspace estate planning

Ms. Rakocevic graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Western University and then pursued her Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in finance and a minor in international law, graduating summa cum laude from Ryerson University in 2002. She then went to the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law and earned her law degree, cum laude, in 2006. While there, she functioned as the Law Review editor and a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. She also took part in the Association of Trial Lawyers of America's Trial Team and Negotiation Competitions.

Licensed to practice in Florida in 2006 and, later, in the District of Columbia (2009) and New York (2013), Ms. Rakocevic is a skilled litigator with vast legal knowledge. She is well-versed in French and Persian, and, over the years, she has assisted a diverse range of clients across the economic spectrum in setting up entrepreneurships and scaling business ventures. Her clientele includes media companies, lifestyle brands, celebrities and technology startups. 

Well-experienced in the fashion, arts and tech industry, Ms. Rakocevic helps her clients expand their networks into foreign markets. She also guides them in dealing with shareholder agreements, brand protection, and asset purchase and sale agreements. Sharing her legal acumen with law students and colleagues, she often lectures and presents on topics such as establishing and expanding businesses.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Business/Corporate
  • 30%Intellectual Property
  • 20%Technology Transactions
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Mergers & Acquisitions
Focus Areas

Contracts, Business Organizations, Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law, Internet, Science and Technology Law, Non-Compete Agreements

Selections

1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016

About Shirin Movahed Rakocevic

First Admitted: 2006, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://kilegal.com/shirin-movahed-rakocevic/

Honors/Awards

  • Super Lawyers, New York Rising Star, 2013-2016, 2019-2022
  • Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Star (2016) , New York Metro Rising Star, Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York City Bar, Fashion Law Committee Member
  • Fashion Law Committee, Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Court
  • District of Columbia State Court
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle  Districts of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle Districts of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern Districts of New York
  • New York
  • Washington D.C.
  • Florida

Educational Background

  • Ryerson University, Honors Bachelor of Commerce, Finance major, graduated summa cum laude

Industry Groups

  • Consumer Product
  • Entertainment
  • Fashion
  • Lifestyle
  • Technology
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Office Location for Shirin Movahed Rakocevic

40 Wall St
49th Floor
New York, NY 10005

Phone: 212-404-8644

Fax: 332-777-1884

Last Updated: 8/17/2022

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