Shirin Movahed Rakocevic

Top rated business & corporate attorney in New York, New York

Law Office of Shirin Movahed Rakocevic
Shirin Movahed Rakocevic
Law Office of Shirin Movahed Rakocevic

Practice Areas: Business & corporate, Intellectual property, Technology transactions; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2013

Education: Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, French, Persian (Farsi)

Selected to Rising Stars: 2016

Law Office of Shirin Movahed Rakocevic

1270 Avenue of the Americas
7th Floor -1028
New York, NY 10020

Details

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

Business/corporate, Intellectual property, Technology transactions, Business litigation, Mergers & acquisitions

Focus areas

Contracts, Business organizations, Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual property law, Internet, Science and technology law, Non-compete agreements

  • 30% Business/corporate
  • 30% Intellectual property
  • 20% Technology transactions
  • 10% Business litigation
  • 10% Mergers & acquisitions

First Admitted: 2006, Florida

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

Office location for Shirin Movahed Rakocevic

1270 Avenue of the Americas
7th Floor -1028
New York, NY 10020

Phone: 917-341-5331

Selections

1 Year Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016

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