Goli Rahimi

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Goli Rahimi is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Chicago Office and a member of the firm’s Employment & Compensation Practice Group. Her practice focuses on domestic and international management-side litigation and transactional matters. She also provides advice and counsel to employers on matters involving employment discrimination and unlawful termination, breaches of restrictive covenants, and wage and hour compliance.

Practice Focus

Goli focuses her practice on global and domestic employment matters.

Professional Honors

Rising Star, Illinois Super Lawyers, 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • The Chicago Committee
  • The Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law


  • Illinois~United States (2014)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois~United States
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois~United States
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois~United States
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana~United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit~United States


  • DePaul University College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif) (2014)
  • University of Michigan (B.A. Playwriting (with High Distinction)) (2009)


  • English
  • Farsi
  • Co-Author, “Illinois Supreme Court Opens Floodgates for Biometric Lawsuits: Will the Business Community Lobby for Change?” Ogletree Deakins Insights, February 2019
  • Author, “The Illinois Whistleblower Act: Defending Against a Retaliation Claim," Chicago Bar Association Record, July 2015
  • Presenter, “Blowing the Whistle on Retaliation Claims,” Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, October 2015