Paras Shah


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Paras Shah is a litigation associate in O’Melveny’s Washington, DC office. Paras focuses his practice on white collar defense and government investigations across a range of industries including financial technology and health care. Paras also advises clients on international trade and investment regulatory matters, including national security approvals of foreign investment by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Paras’ robust pro bono practice advocates for the rights of people with disabilities under federal and international human rights law. While in law school, Paras was an active member of the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic. Paras has worked with the Disability Rights Division of Human Rights Watch as a John Gardner Public Service Fellow.


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • Harvard Law School, J.D.
  • University of California at Berkeley, B.A., History/Political Science