Atossa Movahedi

Atossa Movahedi

Corporate Engagement Counsel, [email protected], (212) 219-1800 ext. 214

As Corporate Engagement Counsel, Atossa Movahedi works with the legal and compliance departments of major corporations, including financial institutions, to develop pro bono transactional and advisory opportunities for in-house counsel. This includes nonprofit client representation, pro bono clinics, Exponentum® national service projects, and trainings for nonprofits. She also helps corporations partner with Lawyers Alliance on board service and philanthropic efforts. Prior to joining Lawyers Alliance in 2022, Atossa dedicated her career to advocating for the rights of survivors of intimate partner abuse in New York City. She served as the Director of Legal Services & Development for the Urban Justice Center’s Domestic Violence Project where she oversaw the legal and development teams, litigated matters in family court, and contributed to the strategic development of the organization. Atossa received her J.D. from New York Law School and her M.A. in International Affairs (Human Rights) from American University in Washington, D.C.  She is also an alumna of Columbia Business School’s Senior Leaders Program for Nonprofit Professionals.

Professional activities: NYC Bar Association Family Court Committee (2017- 2019), NYC Bar Association Domestic Violence Committee (2017- 2018), Lawyers Committee Against Domestic Violence (2010-2022), Advisory Board Member for the Center for International Law at New York Law School (2013), Co-Chair of the Manhattan Working Group for the Lawyers Committee Against Domestic Violence (2013-2017), Co-Chair of the Manhattan Family Justice Center’s Civil Legal Working Group (2013)

Pronouns: she/her

Favorite New York City spot:  The New York Botanical Garden