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ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - New Jersey

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • Villanova University School of Law, JD, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif
  • Columbia University, BA
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Negar M. Kordestani

Associate

Philadelphia, PA v. +1.215.569.5345 f. +1.215.832.5345

Negar Kordestani concentrates her practice in general litigation matters. Her civil litigation practice includes matters related to business and contract disputes. She also has experience representing companies in litigation arising from the enforcement and defense of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.

While in law school, Ms. Kordestani was an associate editor of the Villanova Law Review. She served as an extern for the Honorable Juan R. Sánchez of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and as an intern in the United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division.

Ms. Kordestani is a native Farsi speaker and also speaks Spanish.


REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Representation of medical device manufacturer against former employee and competing business in action involving enforcement and defense of restrictive covenants and trade secret misappropriation.
  • Representation of a financial institution in connection with a federal grand jury investigation.
  • Representation of pro bono clients in parole revocation matter and a breach of contract case.

COMMUNITY SERVICE & AFFILIATIONS

Ms. Kordestani is a Class of 2014 Advisor to the NovUS Chapter of the Villanova Law Alumni Association (“VLAA”) as well as a member of the Columbia Alumni Club of Philadelphia. In December 2016, Ms. Kordestani was elected to serve on the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association for a three-year term, commencing on January 1, 2017.

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