Shayan Davoudi in D.C.

Shayan Davoudi is a practicing attorney in the United States, specialized in immigration law, civil litigation, contracts, public international law, and international human rights law. As a passionate advocate for immigrants, he represents clients with a wide-range of legal matters, including removal proceedings, waivers, immigrant and non-immigrant visas, adjustment of status, VAWA, and asylum and withholding of removal.

He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law with focus on migration studies from American University Washington College of Law. While attending American University, Shayan was a legal researcher and editor for the Global Freedom of Expression and Information at Columbia University, Dean’s Fellow at the United Nations Committee Against Torture Project within American University Washington College of Law, and a legal extern for the United Nations Refugee Agency in Washington, D.C. Prior to obtaining his Master of Laws, Shayan obtained his Juris Doctor degree from University of Chicago Illinois Law School.

During his legal studies in the U.S., he worked with various academic institutions, governments, and civil society organizations, including the Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration, International Weapons Control Center of DePaul University College of Law, Ghana’s Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Human Rights Advocacy Center, Heartland Alliance International, and Child Rights and Protection Consultancy-International.