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Nikoo Berenji

Nikoo Berenji

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: December 28, 2018




Nikoo N. Berenji practices family law with a focus on high net worth divorces at Berenji & Associates in Beverly Hills, Calif. Prior to joining Berenji & Associates, she served as a deputy in the trial unit at the Office of the Federal Public Defender, as well as a trial attorney at the Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office. She began her legal career as an associate attorney at Latham & Watkins.

Berenji received her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from UCLA, her MA from New York University and her JD from UC Berkeley, where she was awarded a full-tuition scholarship and received the S.K. Yee Fellowship Award, the American Jurisprudence Award in International Law and was a winner of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Regional Championship. While in law school, she served as a federal judicial extern to the Honorable Judge S. James Otero. 

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Bloomberg BNA
April 18, 2019
Re: Orin Kerr

Orin Kerr discussed a case that asks whether or not suspects have a legal obligation to unlock their smartphones for investigators. "In light of the lower court disagreement, the U.S. Supreme Court is likely to take on this issue in the next few years," said Kerr. "In the meantime, state and lower federal courts are grappling with it."

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Jonathan Barnett
February, 2019

"Antitrust Overreach: Undoing Cooperative Standardization in the Digital Economy," Michigan Technology Law Review.

Dorothy S. Lund
February, 2019

“Nonvoting Shares and Efficient Corporate Governance,” Law Faculty Workshop, Pepperdine School of Law, Malibu, CA.

Gregory Keating
February, 2019

Gregory Keating presented and commented on Margaret Gilberts' "Rights And Demands," at the Rights and Demands Conference held by the University of California, Irvine Center for Law and Philosophy.