Neda Ghomeshi represents clients in consumer financial services and commercial matters. She analyzes the financial and reputational risk exposures and settlement possibilities to provide each client with tailored solutions for their legal problems. Neda defends both individual and class action claims, including those involving the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). Additionally, her background includes assisting in trials involving state and federal regulations, drafting custom mortgage documents, handling intellectual property matters involving trademark and copyright, and negotiating complex settlement agreements.
Neda practices regularly in state and federal courts throughout Florida. Involved in all phases of litigation—from drafting and arguing motions and discovery to conducting depositions and trying cases—Neda ensures her clients are informed throughout the process.
Prior to joining Hinshaw, Neda gained invaluable litigation experience at a Miami-based firm where she worked directly with the shareholders.
While attending University of Miami School of Law, Neda worked as a fellow for the Investor Rights Clinic and served as a research assistant for Director Teresa Verges. She was also a member of the mock trial team and the Inter-American Law Review. Further, she worked for the General Counsel of Global Operations at Bacardi-Martini, Inc.
- Dade County Bar Association
- Florida Association for Women Lawyers
- Miami-Dade Chapter, Young Lawyers Committee, Co-Chair
- Table for Eight Committee - Miami-Dade Chapter, Co-Chair, 2018 – 2019
- University of Miami Chapter, President, 2015 – 2016; Treasurer, 2014 – 2015
- National Association of Women Lawyers
- University of Miami School of Law's Young Alumni Committee
Honors & Awards
- Named to DiversityMBA's list of "Top 100 under 50 Diverse Emerging Leaders," 2019
- University of Miami School of Law
- Top 10% Award in "Litigation Skills"
- Law Library Research Scholar
- University of Miami School of Law
Consumer Financial Services
- Secured summary judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida in favor of a student loan servicer in a TCPA lawsuit. The case was one of a series of federal court decisions that have followed the Second Circuit's lead in refusing to recognize efforts to revoke consent for automated calls when consent is given as "bargained-for consideration in a bilateral contract" under the holding in Reyes v. Lincoln Automotive Fin. Servs.
- Obtained a final judgment in favor of her client, a national financial institution, in a case involving complex federal regulations pertaining to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).
- Drafted numerous custom mortgage documents for a national financial institution.
- "Domestic Violence in the Medical Community," Florida Society of Ophthalmology's 2019 Masters in Ophthalmology, Hollywood, Florida, June 28, 2019
- "RealPolitics 2017 and the American Political Odyssey: Film, Television, Music, and New Media in Politics," American Bar Association, Coral Gables, Florida, 2017
- "Current Legal Issues in Film and Television," Nova Southeastern University's 10th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium, Davie, Florida, 2017
- "What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Producing and Directing in Film and Television in the Age of the New Media," American Bar Association, Miami, Florida, 2017
- "Presidential Campaigns, Politics, Presidential Leadership and Television," American Bar Association, Coral Gables, Florida, 2016
- "Aiming to Alleviate Anxiety Among Attorneys," Florida Association for Women Lawyers Journal, Winter 2018
- "Celebrities Dabbing with Marijuana Trademarks," Entertainment and Sports Lawyer by the American Bar Association's Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, Spring 2017
- "Dabbing into the Financial Side of Marijuana," Law360, January 13, 2017
Consumer Crossroads: Where Financial Services and Litigation Intersect
Neda was born and raised in South Florida. Her family is from Iran. She enjoys reading, listening to Persian music, traveling, and zip lining in different parts of the world.
- Dade County Bar Association Resume Workshop, Volunteer
- Empowered Youth, Volunteer Tutor
- Nova Southeastern University, Moot Court Volunteer Judge
- Safespace Foundation, Inc., Secretary
J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2016
B.B.A., Florida International University, 2012
- District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court for the Middle, Northern, and Southern Districts of Florida