Sarvenaz (Nazy) Fahimi is a Senior Associate at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, where she practices in several areas, including in representing whistleblowers in qui tam actions under the False Claims Acts.
Nazy began her career practicing in commercial litigation in her hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota. She later moved to the Bay Area and continued working in litigation as well as in other areas of the law.
She has worked on antitrust and trade regulation cases, aviation cases, breach of contract and commercial disputes, employment disputes, personal injury cases, insurance coverage and bad faith cases, as well as discrimination and civil rights cases.
Most recently, prior to joining Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, she worked at a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, Pars Equality Center, which serves immigrant communities by providing legal and social services. There she focused on advocacy and community service, while also handling in house legal and compliance matters.
In her role at PEC, over the span of nearly six years, Nazy also collaborated with various civic and community organizations as well as government entities, conducted and presented panels and seminars on relevant topics, published updates on complex legal matters, and advised individuals regarding various areas of the law, including in the area of U.S. trade embargoes and sanctions, through the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control.
Nazy graduated cum laude from Marquette University Law School. During law school she served as a Member and subsequently an Editor of the Marquette Law Review, earned CALI Awards as the highest scoring student in Constitutional Law and Conflicts of Law, and became a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the National Jesuit Honor Society. Nazy also attended Marquette University as an undergraduate where she received her BA.
- Marquette University Law School, JD
- Marquette University, BA
- Board Member, Iranian American Political Action Committee
- Advisory Board Member, West Valley College, Paralegal Studies Program
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