Shirin Afsous

Shirin Afsous


Greenberg Traurig

Recognized since 2021

McLean, Virginia

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Family Law

Family Law: Arbitration and Mediation

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Shirin Afsous has significant litigation experience, regularly interacting with clients and developing case strategy. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, including government contracts (including claims and protests), labor & employment, financial services litigation, and commercial contract disputes across the country in state and federal courts. She also appears regularly in administrative proceedings, including assisting clients involved in governmental investigations. Shirin has handled trials as first chair attorney, and has wide-ranging experience drafting, researching, preparing witnesses for trial, conducting depositions, and arguing dispositive motions.

Concentrations
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Financial services litigation
  • Government Investigations
  • Bid Protests
  • Employment Litigation

Location
  • Northern Virginia
    1750 Tysons Boulevard, Suite 1000
    McLean, VA 22102
Languages
  • English
  • Farsi
Demographics
  • Gender: Female
Education
  • Suffolk University, J.D., graduated 2016
  • University of Mary Washington, B.A., graduated 2012
Bar Admissions
  • Virginia, 2016
  • District of Columbia, 2017
Affiliations
  • Arlington County Bar Association - Member
  • Fairfax Bar Association - Member
  • Iranian-American Bar Association, D.C. Chapter - Board Member
  • University of Mary Washington Legal Affinity Group - Membership Chair
  • Virginia State Bar - Member
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association - Member
  • Young Lawyers Conference of the Virginia State Bar - Events Editor for Docket Call
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia

Greenberg Traurig
Headquarters: New York, New York

526 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

259 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America 2024 for work in:
  • Family Law: Arbitration and Mediation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Family Law
Awards:
    • Listed, Best Lawyers, “Ones to Watch,” 2021-2024
    • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Virginia Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” 2019-2023
    • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” 2019-2023
    • Selected, Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2018
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Labor and Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance

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