Shira Borzak

Shira Borzak

Shira Borzak
New York
+1 212 459 7294

Shira Borzak is an associate in the firm’s Strategic Technology Transactions and Licensing practice and a member of its Technology and Life Sciences group. Ms. Borzak represents clients in a variety of corporate and strategic transactions, including licensing, partnership and reseller arrangements, sponsorship agreements, collaboration and development agreements, intellectual property and data issues in mergers and acquisitions, and general counseling, including in formation and startup issues. Ms. Borzak represents clients spanning multiple industries and sectors, including software and technology companies, consumer goods and fashion brands, real estate companies, health and medical service providers, and media and entertainment entities.

Ms. Borzak is committed to pro bono work. At Goodwin, her pro bono work has included assisting LGBTQ clients in legally changing their identity documentation and contributing to efforts on homeless and indigency legal issues.

Professional Experience

While attending law school, Ms. Borzak was a judicial intern for Judge Shira Scheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and for Judge Jack B. Weinstein of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Ms. Borzak was also the Head Notes Editor of the Columbia Law School Journal of Transnational Law.




Columbia Law School

B.A., History2012

Barnard College



  • New York


  • “No Laches, More Problems: SCA Hygiene’s Impact on M&A,” Law360, May 1, 2017 (co-author)
  • Halo Magnifies Patent Infringement Risks In M&A,” Law360, July 15, 2016 (co-author)