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Shiva Pedram is an associate in the Litigation Department. She is currently on client secondment.

Shiva earned her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she served on the National Security Journal, Student Mental Health Association, and Middle Eastern Law Students Association.  While at Harvard, Shiva represented clients in the Harvard Family and Domestic Violence Clinic and Immigration Clinic, and interned at the County of San Diego Office of the Primary Public Defender.

Prior to law school, Shiva received her B.A. in political science summa cum laude from U.C. Berkeley.

Proskauer, in conjunction with attorneys from Children’s Rights, Disability Rights New York, and the National Health Law Program, have filed a class action lawsuit against New York officials in response to the mental health crisis arising from New York’s failure to provide, in sufficient quantity, frequency, and