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Real Estate Attorney

Kings County, New York, United States
May 19, 2017

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SHIRA GOLDMAN MOYAL *** Ninth Street, Apartment 3R, Brooklyn, NY 11215 1(438) ***-**** EDUCATION

Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY, LL.M. G.P.A.: 3.75. May 2015 CALI Excellence for the Future Award (Highest grade) in Intellectual Property and Mediation LL.M. Representative for Intellectual Property Association and Women’s Law Coalition. BPP Law School, Bristol, UK

Legal Practice Course (L.P.C.) (Commendation) June 2011 Director/Co-Founder, BPP Legal Translation Service. University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Master of Laws (Merit) Focus: Information Technology Law. June 2010 Adviser, Bristol University Law Clinic.

Royal Holloway, University of London, Surrey, UK Sept 2007 Master in Shakespearean Studies (Distinction), Sept 2007. Bursary Award. McGill University, Montréal, Canada June 2006

Bachelor in English Literature, Social Studies of Medicine Minor (Distinction), June 2006. Government Award. EXPERIENCE

Kossoff, PLLC, New York, NY

Attorney Sept 2015 – Present

Draft motions, complaints, legal memoranda and procedural applications in residential and commercial landlord/tenant litigation before Civil and Supreme Courts; prepare holdover, nonpayment and non-primary residence notices and petitions; prepare partner for depositions and prepare deposition outlines; prepare landlord/tenant proceedings and actions; submit annual rent registrations to the Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR); handle housing discrimination complaints, construction disputes and administrative proceedings before the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the Environmental Control Board and the DHCR. Supervised Unlicensed Attorney Oct 2012 – Aug 2014 Assisted senior partner with residential and commercial landlord/tenant litigation, worked on transactions involving non- primary residence, illegal sublet, nuisance, DHCR complaints and demolition applications; drafted petitions, notices, briefs and memoranda; prepared client advisory letters, conducted investigative research and maintained tenant indices. Bristol Myers Squibb Canada, Montréal, Canada Aug 2012 – Oct 2012 Marketing/Legal Coordinator

Drafted contracts and consultancy agreements for Patient Program, prepared purchasing orders and expense reports. Mourant Ozannes, Private Client Department, Jersey, Channel Islands May – June 2011 Trainee Attorney

Researched Jersey law, discussed estate issues with clients and assisted head partner in resolving conflicts of interest. Own It: Intellectual Property Law Clinic, BPP, Bristol, UK Oct 2010 – June 2011 Managing Director

Prepared client advisory letters regarding: works for hire, derivative works, use of hyperlinks, trademark laws and patent applications; responded to IP-related queries, prepared legal memoranda and consulted practicing solicitors. Henriques Griffiths Solicitors, Bristol, UK Feb – March 2010 Assistant to Family Solicitor/Barrister

Translated legal documents from French, attended civil court hearings and served as legal interpreter for French clients. Dyslexia Action (National UK Organization), Surrey, UK May 2007 – Sept 2008 Fundraising Coordinator

Supervised donations for HQ and all of organization’s 26 centers nationwide; prepared grant applications; and managed partnerships with largest corporate account.


Bar Admission: New York State.

Language Fluency: English / French / Hebrew (Native Speaker); Spanish (Intermediate). Publication: “Strategies and Techniques of Shakespeare’s Creative Mediators in Measure for Measure and The Tempest,” American Arbitration Association (AAA), Dispute Resolution Journal – Vol. 70, No. 3.

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