Orfeh Vahabzadeh

Orfeh Vahabzadeh

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Orfeh Vahabzadeh is an associate in the Washington, DC office where she is a member of the International Commercial Practice Group. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie as an associate, Orfeh worked as a summer associate in 2020. Orfeh also previously served as a political appointee for the White House at the US Department of Transportation.

Practice Focus

Orfeh's practice focuses on advising multinational companies on cross-border commercial transactions, particularly technology transactions and compliance with international trade law,  including US export controls, trade and economic sanctions, and US foreign investment restrictions.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association - Member


  • District of Columbia~United States (2021)


  • George Washington University Law School (J.D.) (2021)
  • The London School of Economics and Political Science (M.P.A.) (2015)
  • Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs (M.P.A.) (2015)
  • Cornell University (B.S.) (2012)


  • Azerbaijani
  • English
  • Farsi
  • Turkish