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Niki Z. Moore

Title: Faculty   -   Lecturer; Alumni   -   Uncategorized
Tel: 510-593-0928
Email Address: niki.moore@law.berkeley.edu

Niki Moore is a senior associate in the Litigation Department of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (WilmerHale). She concentrates her practice on complex commercial litigation, intellectual property disputes, and economic sanctions matters. She has successfully represented corporations, financial institutions and individuals in state, federal district and appellate courts throughout the United States, and in all phases of litigation including trial. She also advises and represents clients before the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control on U.S. trade sanctions.

Ms. Moore has been recognized as one of the top "40 under 40" professionals by Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal (2011) and named as a "Rising Star" in the 2012 edition of Northern California Super Lawyers. In 2011, she was also awarded WilmerHale's Pickering Fellowship, established to honor the firm legacy of community service and philanthropy, by allowing associates to spend six months working at a pro bono organization. Ms. Moore spent her fellowship at the Asian Law Caucus, a San Francisco based civil rights organization, where she focused her work on post-9/11 civil rights issues in the national security context.

Ms. Moore is the founder and former president of the Northern California Chapter of the Iranian American Bar Association (IABA). She also currently sits on the national advisory board, after having served multiple terms on the national board of directors and as national Vice President in 2008. In 2009, she received the Minority Bar Coalition's Unity Award for her work with the IABA. Ms. Moore was also a volunteer Citizen Teacher in Citizen Schools' mock trial program for several years. Citizen Schools is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing after-school education for middle-school children.

Ms. Moore received her law degree from Berkeley Law (2006) and holds an undergraduate degree in Biology from Texas Southern University. Prior to her legal career, Ms. Moore was a research assistant at the MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center.

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