Maliheh Zare and Michael Weinert Join Kang Haggerty

Philadelphia, PA (December 12, 2019): Kang Haggerty LLC, a business litigation boutique with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Marlton, NJ is pleased to announce that Maliheh Zare and Michael Weinert have joined the firm as associates.


Maliheh Zare


Michael Weinert

Maliheh comes to Kang Haggerty with a wealth of extensive legal research experience, recently completing her post-graduate studies at the New York University School of Law, where she received a merit-based, full-tuition scholarship for her LL.M. and the Lederman Fellowship in Law and Economics in obtaining her Doctor of Juridical Science (J.S.D.), a degree awarded to highly qualified individuals who have successfully completed a prescribed course of advanced study in law after having earned J.D. and LL.M. degrees. In addition, Maliheh worked as a research assistant and a teaching assistant at both the Law School and the Stern School of Business. She was also a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School.Before moving to the United States, Maliheh earned an LL.M. (with a focus on intellectual property) and a Ph.D. (focusing on corporate law) at the University of Tehran, and an LL.B. (the J.D. equivalent) at the Imam Sadiq University in Tehran, Iran. She also practiced as a litigator in Iran. At Kang Haggerty, her practice will focus primarily on complex commercial litigation. She is admitted to the practice of law in New York.

Michael joins the firm following completion of judicial law clerkships with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County. He earned his J.D. (graduating cum laude) from the Widener University Delaware Law School in 2017, where he participated on the Law Review, Moot Court and Transactional Law Society Boards. Michael is a graduate of Moravian College, where he earned his B.A. in Political Science. He was a team captain in his senior season while playing forward for the Men’s Basketball team.

At Kang Haggerty, his practice focuses primarily on business litigation. Michael is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania.

Kang Haggerty LLC is a boutique business litigation firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Marlton, NJ. The firm was formed by lawyers with a wide range of professional, cultural, social and political backgrounds. For more information, please visit

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