Maryam Jazini-Dorcheh

Maryam Jazini-Dorcheh

Maryam Jazini is a New York State Assistant Attorney General in the Litigation Bureau at the Office of the New York State Attorney General. She represents various state agencies and employees in civil litigation matters including by defending Governor Cuomo’s various executive orders aimed at curtailing the COVID-19 pandemic, constitutional challenges to state regulations, employment discrimination claims, and challenges pertaining to health care law. Prior to joining the AG’s Office, Maryam worked as an associate at Siegel Teitelbaum & Evans LLP and at White & Case LLP. After graduating from Fordham University School of Law with honors, she clerked for the late Honorable William H. Walls of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Maryam is also an Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School, where she teaches Legal Writing to LL.M students. Prior to becoming a Director at the Muslim Bar Association of New York, Maryam served as the elected president of the Iranian American Bar Association, New York Chapter, from 2014 to 2018.