Roshni R. Shah
New York State Bar Admission Pending
Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY
Juris Doctor, October 2018; Certificate, Intellectual Property, Media, and Information Law
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Bachelor of Science, May 2011; Major: Crime, Law and Justice with Business Focus
Garvey Schubert Barer, New York, NY, Legal Executive Assistant/Legal Intern, May 2018-October 2018
Supported litigation and real estate partners at national law firm. Worked extensively on pro bono asylum appeal; performed research for copyright litigation, including potential international claims; and drafted and compiled closing statements for commercial and residential real estate transactions.
Cohen Tauber Spievack & Wagner P.C., New York, NY, Paralegal, February 2013-January 2016
Assisted partners including litigation department head at full-service business law firm with corporate, litigation, real estate, life sciences, intellectual property, financial restructuring, tax, and immigration practices. Managed sizeable caseload from inception to completion of litigation process, serving as liaison to clients, opposing counsel and vendors. Conducted factual, legal and procedural research for state and federal cases; drafted legal documents with attorney supervision, including for federal appeals; and assisted in various aspects of business immigration practice. Finalized and filed court papers via electronic filing in state and federal courts. Coordinated document production via e-discovery software; assisted with privilege logs under attorney supervision; and managed deposition preparation. Created calendar system for partners; took initiative to enhance efficiency and uniformity of document management system.
Law Office of Gil Amrami, New York, NY, Paralegal, June 2011-September 2012; Legal Intern, December 2010-May 2011
Worked for immigration, personal injury, real estate, probate, and matrimonial law practice. Developed internal case management system and efficient method of document retention. Prepared immigration petitions such as family visa, H-1B, asylum, and drafted RFE responses. Conducted procedural and legal research; performed client intake and meetings with attorney supervision; obtained and summarized medical records, police reports and witness statements; and observed court proceedings in matrimonial, probate and immigration cases. Translated for Hindi and Gujarati speaking clients and witnesses.
Commonwealth Apparel Inc., New York, NY, Intern, January 2010-August 2010
Recorded minutes of legal and corporate meetings, and assisted outside counsel with research in trademark and copyright infringements matters.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
TheBureau Events LLC, Jersey City, NJ, Co-Founder, August 2016-May 2019
Founded and operated service-based event planning company; on-site lead coordinator for large-scale multi-day events for up to1000 guests. Drafted event coordination contracts, independent contractor agreements, and other vendor-based agreements; handled LLC creation and partnership agreement.
TheBureau Inc., Daytona, NJ, Co-Founder, January 2016-August 2017
Founded dating application and website for East Asian community. Worked through technical development process and beta testing for fully functional iOS and Android application, from algorithm, feature enhancements to active beta testing. Primary liaison with outside attorney for corporate documents, contracts, media use agreements, legal website content, and intellectual property concerns. Creative lead for marketing plan development and implementation, maintained blog including writing and content maintenance.
LANGUAGES: Fluency in Hindi and Gujarati