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Sarah Rahimi

Associate

Sarah Rahimi

  • UCLA, J.D. (2019)
  • UCLA, M.A. (2015)
  • UCLA, B.A. (2015)

Sarah Rahimi represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex business litigation, with an emphasis on intellectual property disputes.

Sarah received her J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, where she served as the Chief Comments Editor of the UCLA Law Review and earned a variety of awards, including the Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold Award for the highest grade in Constitutional Law.

During law school, she also was a member of the UCLA Supreme Court Clinic and the UCLA International Human Rights Clinic, a research assistant to two professors, and an intern at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, and the American Civil Liberties Union. Sarah also earned specializations in Critical Race Studies, Public Interest Law and Policy, and International and Comparative Law. 

Sarah holds an undergraduate degree from UCLA in International Development Studies, where she graduated with Departmental Honors, College Honors, and Phi Beta Kappa. As a Departmental Scholar, she also earned an M.A. in Islamic Studies from UCLA.

Sarah chairs the Women in IP committee of the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA). She is fluent in German and Pashto and proficient in Spanish, French, and Dari.

Overview

Sarah Rahimi represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex business litigation, with an emphasis on intellectual property disputes.

Sarah received her J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, where she served as the Chief Comments Editor of the UCLA Law Review and earned a variety of awards, including the Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold Award for the highest grade in Constitutional Law.

During law school, she also was a member of the UCLA Supreme Court Clinic and the UCLA International Human Rights Clinic, a research assistant to two professors, and an intern at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, and the American Civil Liberties Union. Sarah also earned specializations in Critical Race Studies, Public Interest Law and Policy, and International and Comparative Law. 

Sarah holds an undergraduate degree from UCLA in International Development Studies, where she graduated with Departmental Honors, College Honors, and Phi Beta Kappa. As a Departmental Scholar, she also earned an M.A. in Islamic Studies from UCLA.

Sarah chairs the Women in IP committee of the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA). She is fluent in German and Pashto and proficient in Spanish, French, and Dari.

Publications

Dark Horses, Joyful Noises, and The Building Blocks of Musical Expression, Washington Legal Foundation Legal Pulse (April 26, 2022) (with Elizabeth Brannen)

Associations

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, chair of Women in IP committee

Admissions

State

  • California

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