Nadia L. Farjood


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Nadia Farjood is a litigator who represents clients in a wide range of areas, including government and regulatory affairs, labor and employment, and sensitive internal investigations. She has drafted and argued motions in state, superior, and district courts in a diverse array of civil matters.

Committed to equal justice and legal access, Nadia dedicates significant time to pro bono advocacy and community involvement. She currently represents an asylum applicant and a client in deportation proceedings, and volunteers at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) Skid Row Legal Clinic.

In law school, Nadia served as a student attorney at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (HLAB)—a civil legal aid organization—where she devoted more than 1,000 hours to representing low-income domestic violence victims, immigrant youth, and tenants.

Honors & Awards

  • Harvard Law School Dean’s Award for Community Leadership 
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Pro Bono Honor Roll
  • McKinsey Women’s Law Impact Award
  • MALDEF Law Scholarship Recipient 
  • Harvard College Paul Revere Frothingham Prize 
  • Women’s eNews 21 Leaders of the 21st Century


Bar Admissions

  • California


  • Harvard Law School, J.D.
  • Harvard College, B.A., Government: magna cum laude

Professional Activities

Board Member

  • Iranian-American Scholarship Fund (

Advisory Council Member

  • Running Start (