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Farnaz Alms


Phone: 713.844.3092
Fax: 713.844.3030

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State and federal court litigator, Farnaz Alms, resolves complex offshore disputes, including maritime and admiralty lawsuits, securities and toxic tort claims, and general commercial litigation. In and out of court and in mediation and arbitration, Farnaz supports all phases of the dispute resolution and litigation process, from the initial filing through discovery, depositions, and strategy development through trial. She is particularly skilled in ensuring litigation teams remain on track and moving toward resolution.

Farnaz brings proven skill to prioritizing client goals across the lifecycle of a given lawsuit and for her seemingly natural ability to remain calm under and in difficult situations involving aggressive opponents. In addition to her professionalism and steadfast composure, also among Farnaz’s strengths are strong writing skills that result in persuasive and highly effective motions.

Farnaz thrives across the intellectual challenge of complex litigation and works diligently with clients and colleagues to identify and understand the case's specific and most relevant facts and arguments. Her attention to detail in analyzing and preparing legal strategy – on attack or defense – is thorough.

Farnaz knows how to provide what others need to succeed in achieving outstanding results and extraordinary service, a collaborative culture, and productive team play. She is dedicated to being responsive to clients and colleagues alike and punctual in getting the answers and work product they need to succeed.

  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2018
    • Special Edition Editor, Corporate Governance and Accountability Review
    • Participant, Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
    • Coach, Moot Court Society
    • Member, Business and Corporate Law Society
  • University of Maryland, B.S., 2015
  • Texas, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Member, Mariners Club
  • Member, Southeastern Women in Financial Services (SWIFS)