Farah Famouri thoughtfully guides business clients through a wide range of complex commercial disputes.

Farah joins Greene Espel with deep experience and extensive knowledge of our state court system, having clerked for four judges on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Farah calls upon her clerkship experience as well as her outstanding research and analytic skills to help defend client interests and further client goals in all phases of litigation.

Farah graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she received the Mary Kelly Quakenbush Memorial Award for the Most Outstanding Student Note for her writing on free speech in the U.S. and U.K. During law school, Farah worked as an extern for the Center for the Integrity in Forensic Sciences, a clinical intern for the Wisconsin State Public Defender, and as a clinical research assistant for the Wisconsin Innocence Project.

Farah is an active community member and passionate advocate. Farah served as a New York City Department of Correction Grievance Counselor at Rikers Island as well as a Victim Advocate at SAGE (Safety Advocacy Growth Empowerment), a domestic and sexual violence center.


  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • State Bar of Minnesota

Professional & Community Affiliations


  • Federal Bar Association
  • Iranian American Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers


Mary Kelly Quakenbush Memorial Award for the Most Outstanding Student Note, University of Wisconsin Law School


J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School; Senior Articles Editor, Wisconsin International Law Journal

M.P.H., Boston University School of Public Health, Concentration in Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights

B.A., West Virginia University, International Studies and Philosophy


Law Clerk, Minnesota Court of Appeals, The Honorable Jeffrey M. Bryan

Law Clerk, Minnesota Court of Appeals, The Honorable Diane B. Bratvold, The Honorable Theodora K. Gaïtas, and The Honorable Matthew E. Johnson

Judicial Extern, Wisconsin Supreme Court, The Honorable Rebecca Frank Dallet