Shirazi, Sahar

Sahar H. Shirazi

Counsel
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Sahar Shirazi is a commercial litigator with broad experience in banking and financial services, securities, bankruptcy and general commercial law. The focus of her practice is on consumer banking, finance and mortgage litigation. Sahar routinely represents financial institutions in the consumer financial services industry in litigation arising under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), home equity provisions of the Texas Constitution, and various other state and federal laws.

Sahar has trial, arbitration and mediation experience. She regularly appears before state and federal courts throughout Texas to represent clients' interests.

Sahar Shirazi is a commercial litigator with broad experience in banking and financial services, securities, bankruptcy and general commercial law. The focus of her practice is on consumer banking, finance and mortgage litigation. Sahar routinely represents financial institutions in the consumer financial services industry in litigation arising under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), home equity provisions of the Texas Constitution, and various other state and federal laws.

Sahar has trial, arbitration and mediation experience. She regularly appears before state and federal courts throughout Texas to represent clients' interests.

CREDENTIALS
Education
  • J.D., Cornell University Law School, 2005

    Dean's List

  • B.A., Psychology, Cornell University, 2001
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 2013
  • New York, 2006
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2007
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2007
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, 2012
Community Leadership
    • Volunteer, Houston Habitat for Humanity
    • Networking Through Service Volunteer, Texas Minority Counsel Program
Professional History
    • Attorney, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Houston
    • Litigation Associate, Stagg, Terenzi, Confusione & Wabnik LLP, Garden City, NY
    • Litigation Associate, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, New York