Shamila Ahmed

Associate Attorney



New York State Bar (2019)

Law School

New York Law School (J.D. 2018)  


University of Toronto (B.A., Hons in Political Science & Ethics, Society and Law, 2013)

Shamila Ahmed is a graduate of New York Law School, where she was a member of the Innovation Center for Law and Technology. She was on the Dean’s Leadership Council and was an Academic Skills Program Teaching Fellow, where she taught first-year law students fundamental law school skills. Shamila was also a competitor on New York Law School’s Dispute Resolution Team, where she participated in mock legal negotiations for an Intellectual Property Law competition.

During law school, Shamila has completed coursework in Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law and Fashion Law. During her final year of law school, she participated in New York Law School’s year-long pro bono Trademark Clinic.

As a Senior Law Clerk, Shamila has assisted our associates and their clients on corporate and entertainment matters. She is particularly interested in intellectual property law and business law, and has developed a passion for assisting clients with their start-ups.

Shamila was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. After completing her undergraduate degree, she worked at a major financial institution in Canada for two years. Shamila’s family is originally from Bangladesh, where she frequently travels to visit relatives and friends. In her free time, Shamila loves discovering new television shows and gazing at New York City’s magnificent architecture.

Blog Entries

  • Convertible Debt: Is This the Best Way to Grow?

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