Niki Khoshzamir Moore is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of 3L+ Law Prep. Niki is a Skills Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law where she created and has been co-teaching a course titled The Junior Attorney: Expectations, Responsibilities and Realities since Fall 2011, with her good friend and business partner Tomomi Glover.
Niki has been recognized as one of the top “40 under 40″ professionals by Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal. A litigator for six years at the global firm of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr (WilmerHale), Niki focused her practice on intellectual property litigation and high stakes commercial disputes, and represented clients throughout the United States during all phases of litigation, including trial. As the recipient of the prestigious public interest Pickering Fellowship, Niki spent the first six months of 2011 at the San Francisco-based civil rights organization, the Asian Law Caucus. She concentrated her fellowship and published a legal guide on the effects of U.S. economic sanctions on U.S. citizens and corporations. Upon her return to WilmerHale, Niki was able to add trade sanctions compliance and licensing to her practice, and was successful in developing her own clientele. Prior to WilmerHale, Niki also worked and summered at the international law firms of Kirkland & Ellis and Quinn Emanuel.
Niki has incorporated pro bono and community service throughout her legal practice. Her pro bono matters have included federal habeas corpus appeals and immigration U-Visa matters. For several years, she was also a volunteer Citizen Teacher in Citizen Schools’ after-school mock trial program. Niki also serves on the national advisory board of the Iranian American Bar Association (IABA). She is the former president of the Northern California Chapter, which she founded in 2006 and has grown to one of the largest and most active chapters of the organization. Niki received the Minority Bar Coalition’s Unity Award for her work with the IABA.
In her different roles – professor, attorney, and board member – Niki has mentored many new attorneys, law students, and college students on a variety of issues, including career planning, excelling in the workplace, networking, conflict resolution, client relations and business development. In 2007, she also re-invigorated IABA’s national mentorship program. Niki has always had a keen interest in diversity and associate satisfaction issues, and has served on organizational committees addressing both matters.
Niki received her law degree from Berkeley Law (2006), and holds an undergraduate degree in Biology, Summa Cum Laude, from Texas Southern University. Prior to her legal career, she was a research assistant at the MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center. Niki was born in Tehran, Iran and spent her teenage years in London and Vienna. She immigrated to the United States for college and calls the Bay Area home.