Niki Moore has been a lecturer at Berkeley Law since 2011. She currently teaches The Junior Litigation Associate course and regularly guest lecturers Advanced Legal Research and Advanced Legal Writing.
Ms. Moore is currently the Chief Executive Officer of PracticePro, a legal education startup that provides skills training, career coaching, and recruiting opportunities for law students and young attorneys. PracticePro also partners with law firms and organizations to strengthen training and diversity.
Ms. Moore speaks at law schools and conferences nationwide on a variety of skills topics, including professional branding, skills of highly effective associates, networking, advanced interviewing techniques, diversity and cultural code switching. She is a regular contributor to Above the Law and ABA Law Practice Today, and blogs at blog.practicepro.cc.
Ms. Moore has been recognized by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal as one of the top “40 under 40″ professionals. A litigator at WilmerHale for seven years, she concentrated her practice on intellectual property litigation and complex commercial disputes. Ms. Moore has successfully represented clients in state, federal district and appellate courts throughout the United States, and in all phases of litigation including trial. She has also practiced before the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control on U.S. trade sanctions compliance and licensing matters.
Ms. Moore currently serves on the board of advisors of the Iranian American Bar Association (IABA). She is also the founder and former president of the Northern California Chapter of the IABA, which she helped grow to one of the most active chapters in the organization.
Ms. Moore received her J.D. and Certificate in Law and Technology from Berkeley Law in 2006, and holds an undergraduate degree in Biology, summa cum laude, from Texas Southern University. Prior to her legal career, she was a research assistant at the MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center.