Nilam Faqhir is an associate in the Orange County office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Faqhir represents corporations, with an emphasis on capital markets, corporate governance, and transactional matters.

Ms. Faqhir maintains an active pro bono practice, representing individuals from Afghanistan seeking asylum, and victims of domestic violence in partnership with Casa Cornelia and Community Legal Services. 

Ms. Faqhir graduated from University of California, Berkeley School of Law. While in law school, she was a member of the Adversarial Dispute Resolution team and won the Tulane Professional Basketball Negotiation Competition in New Orleans.

Ms. Faqhir also served as a graduate student instructor in University of California, Berkeley’s Ethnic Studies Department where she delivered lectures on matters related to Constitutional Law and International Law.

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2023
  • BA in Criminology, Law and Society, University of California, Irvine, 2019
    summa cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi (Persian)
  • Urdu
  • Hindi