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Prominent New York Defense Attorney

Attorney Maryam Jahedi

Maryam Jahedi

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • White Collar Crime
  • Family Law & Divorce
  • Post-Conviction
  • OFAC & Sanctions Laws


Ms. Maryam Jahedi is the founding attorney at the Manhattan bases Maryam Jahedi Law Firm. Her practice focuses on Criminal Defense, Family Law and Divorce Matters. She has successfully represented many New Yorkers who have been charged with assault, drug crimes, weapon possessions and sex related crimes. Ms. Jahedi takes a personalized approach to all her clients’ cases, to assure the best possible result. She is known as a fierce trial attorney, is well prepared and experienced in how the New York and Federal legal system works.

Ms. Jahedi compassionately represents clients in Divorce and other Family Law proceedings. She has successfully handled clients facing child custody and visitation decisions, spousal and child support, along with family petitions.

Having extensive knowledge of criminal proceedings transcends into Ms. Jahedi’s Family Law Practice. Criminal charges and convictions may affect a family law case. Ms. Jahedi represents those who have violated an order of protection or have failed to pay child or spousal support.

Prior to founding her own law firm in 2012 Ms. Jahedi volunteered at the NY City Legal Aid’s Prisoners’ Rights Project. She is an alumna of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College where she obtained extensive training on trial advocacy and earned her Juris Doctorate from University of Sydney, Sydney Law School with concentration in criminal law and international law. Previously to that, she obtained her B.A. from University of British Columbia, majoring in Economics.

Ms. Jahedi is fluent in Farsi and has extensive international experience by having lived in four different countries. Her international exposure and understanding of variety of cultures allow her to build strong relationships and communicate well with her clients.

Ms. Jahedi is regarded as one of the New York’s Best Criminal Defense attorneys, as she has been recognized by her peers by being selected to the Super Lawyers every year since 2017.

She serves as a New York Delegate to the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division House of Assembly. She is a member of American Bar Association, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, New York State Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Metropolitan Black Bar Association, and Iranian American Bar Association.

New York City attorney Maryam Jahedi provides sound and experienced legal advice across many disciplines including white collar crimes, including fraud and embezzlement, weapons, drugs and sex crimes, DWI/DUI, violent crimes like assault, murder and manslaughter. Ms. Jahedi has experience with OFAC representations, International law, Sanctions law, and SEC representations.

Ms. Jahedi is available 24 hours per day and offers free initial telephone case evaluations. Call today to discuss your case.


  • University of Sydney Law School, Sydney
    • Juris Doctorate
    • Major: Criminal Law
    • Major: International Law
  • University of British Columbia
    • B.A.
    • Major: Economics

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Prisoners’ Rights Project, Legal Aid Society, Manhattan

Fraternities or Sororities

Representative Clients

Representative Cases

Professional Associations

  • New York Delegate, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division House of Assembly
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Metropolitan Black Bar Association
  • National Iranian American Bar Association, Member of the Board of Directors

Current Employment Position

Past Positions


  • Farsi