As a partner at Kim IP, Firouzeh Nur-Vaccaro represents clients in all aspects of intellectual property litigation, drawing on her broad experience with commercial litigation for companies both large and small. She has handled a wide range of litigation in state and federal courts that, in addition to intellectual property, includes various kinds of complex commercial litigation. Her experience includes both trials and appeals, as well as representing clients in mediation and arbitration. In addition to her practice in intellectual property law, Ms. Nur-Vaccaro manages commercial litigation matters for the firm’s clients.
Prior to joining Kim IP, Ms. Nur-Vaccaro practiced commercial litigation at two leading law firms, Paul Hastings in Stamford, Connecticut and Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Feld in Dallas, Texas. While there, she handled a heavy volume of intellectual property litigation, including cases for Qualcomm, Samsung, Kraft, Schering Plough, and GE Medical Systems. Ms. Nur-Vaccaro served on the Pro Bono committee of the Dallas Bar Association and was given an Award of Excellence by the Dallas Bar Association for her pro bono work.
In addition, Ms. Nur-Vaccaro has served as in-house counsel for two large corporations: (1) GE Captial, where she helped lead the Litigation Center of Excellence, and oversaw the company’s complex litigation matters, including selection and supervision of outside counsel; and (2) at a subsidiary of Societe Generale, in Moscow, Russia, where she handled a wide range of legal matters, including drafting of international financing contracts, mortgage securitizations, and corporate restructuring issues.
Ms. Nur-Vaccaro received her B.A. with high honors in European Studies from Vanderbilt University, where she graduated summa cum laude. She received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law, where she was an editor for the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. While at Vanderbilt Law School, she was a finalist in the Appellate Advocacy Competition and served as an intern to Judge William C. Koch on the Tennessee Court of Appeals. An avid traveler, Ms. Nur-Vaccaro is fluent in Russian and Persian.
Ms. Nur-Vaccaro is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Texas, as well as federal courts in those states and in New York.
Litigation (IP & Commercial)
Arbitration & Mediation
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. District Court, N.J.
U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y.
U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y.
U.S. District Court, D. Conn.
U.S. District Court, N.D. Tex.
U.S. District Court, E.D. Pa.
J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law
B.A., Vanderbilt University