Paymaneh Parhami focuses her practice on copyright and trademark law.

While attending the University of California at Berkeley, School of Law, Paymaneh worked with the firm as a summer associate in 2019 in its trademark and copyright practice. She was a clinic student in the Overbroad Digital Search Warrants Project at the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic, research assistant to Professor Pamela Samuelson, and Associate Editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal.

Prior to launching her legal career, Paymaneh worked as an administrative assistant in the Department of Security at the Baháʼí World Centre in Haifa, Israel. She was also a Consultant for Women, Business, and the Law at the World Bank Group in Washington, D.C., which is a project that collects data on the laws and regulations that affect women’s economic opportunity in 190 economies. Paymaneh interned for U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Comstock, who represented Virginia’s 10th congressional district, where she drafted memoranda for the Congresswoman, responded to constituent letters, and conducted research for legislative staff.

Paymaneh speaks Persian.


Columbia University B.A., Political Science, Minor in Chemistry (2016) cum laude, Dean’s List

University of California at Berkeley, School of Law J.D., Law and Technology Certificate (2020)


California (2021)

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Paymaneh is a professionally trained violinist since age three, and has performed in many concert venues, including twice in Carnegie Hall.

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