Ali Shahidi BS ’13
Chief Innovation and Client Solutions Officer
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Ali Shahidi is the chief innovation & client solutions officer at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, a leading global law firm that handles corporate and technology matters, high stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. He has more than 20 years of experience in developing innovative technical solutions for the practice of law.
Ali and his team of knowledge managers, business analysts and data scientists design and deploy systems using advanced technologies such as process automation, data analytics, natural language processing and machine learning to enhance the delivery of legal services to clients.
One of his current projects is focused on addressing pay equity and income equality issues by using multivariate regression and statistical modeling to identify pay gaps across race and gender for global companies. This is offered as a business solution, in conjunction with associated legal services, to Sheppard Mullin’s clients.
Consistent with Sheppard Mullin’s focus on social justice, diversity and equality, Ali has been active as a mentor and volunteer through non-profits and professional organizations, including Fulfilment Fund and Public Counsel, the world’s largest pro bono public interest law firm. His first volunteer role was as an office assistant at RIT’s Ombuds Office more than thirty years ago.
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