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Afra Afsharipour

University of California, Davis School of Law

Afra Afsharipour received her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was an articles editor of the Columbia Law Review and a submissions editor of the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law. Professor Afsharipour researches in the areas of corporate governance, comparative corporate law and corporate social responsibility. Prior to joining the Davis faculty, Professor Afsharipour was an associate in the corporate department of Davis Polk & Wardwell in both New York, NY and Menlo Park, CA, where she advised clients on domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, and corporate governance and compliance matters. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Rosemary Barkett of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University, where she studied government, international relations and women’s studies.