Elnaz Zarrini is an associate in the Corporate Department in Morrison & Foerster’s New York Office. Her practice focuses on fund formation and general corporate and transactional matters. Ms. Zarrini also advises companies on significant legal and business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, equity investments, license agreements and joint ventures, counseling companies in a wide range of industries including consumer brands and the fashion and luxury markets.
In the area of fashion and luxury brand law, Ms. Zarrini counsels clients through their full business life cycle from protecting and enforcing their intellectual property and brand equity, to providing counsel on the everyday challenges such companies face online.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Ms. Zarrini was a complex commercial litigation and white collar associate for another international law firm. In this capacity, she represented private equity, corporate clients and executives in a broad range of matters including restructuring, contractual disputes, complex commercial litigation, white-collar criminal defense, securities and intellectual property litigation, government investigations and FCPA matters.
Ms. Zarrini received her J.D. in 2011 from Fordham University School of Law, where she was the associate editor for the Journal of Corporate and Financial Law. While in law school, Ms. Zarrini also interned for Judge Donald Pogue of the United States Court of International Trade, the legal department of Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, and The Legal Aid’s Prisoners’ Rights Project.
Ms. Zarrini is fluent in Farsi.
In 2017and 2018, Ms. Zarrini was recognized by New York Metro Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” for Business and Corporate Law.
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