IABA New York
Saiena Shafiezadeh joined the New York City Commission on Human Rights as a LEB Agency Attorney. Prior to joining the Commission, she worked as a staff attorney at CUNY Citizenship Now City Council Project. Prior to that, she served as an International Law Fellow at the American Society of International Law in D.C. She also serves as vice president on the Iranian American Bar Association’s National Executive Board.
Saiena graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a B.A. in Political Science and International Studies. She graduated from The John Marshall Law School with her Juris Doctor. During law school, she worked for the United Nations Secretariat, Honorable Judge Pamela McLean Meyerson, and Cook County Public Defender. Saiena was an active member of moot court and trial advocacy teams in law school. She also served as the president of International Law Society and student director on the IABA National Board.