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Afshin is an associate in our San Francisco office who focuses mainly on litigation matters. He has experience attending hearings, conducting legal research, drafting memorandums, and preparing discovery. 

Prior to working at Reed Smith, Afshin worked as a legal intern for a multinational technology company that produces memory and storage products. Before law school, Afshin was an intern in the United States House of Representatives for Congressman Eric Swalwell.


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2020, Juris Doctor, cum laude; CALI Excellence Award, California Civil Procedure; Best Brief Award, Hastings Moot Court, President, Iranian Law Student Association; Senior Technology Editor, Hastings Law Journal, Volume 71
  • San Jose State University, 2016, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude; Associated Students 55 Distinguished Leadership Award, Congressional Intern, Panetta Institute for Public Policy; Fellow, Möntan International Leadership Experience; Member, Pi Sigma Alpha

  • Kalifornien

  •  Iranian American Bar Association

  • Persian