Iris Velasquez


New York

(212) 453-3927

(212) 509-9492

Iris is an associate at Cozen O'Connor.

While in law school, Iris was a summer associate at the firm in 2018. Iris was also a summer legal intern at Make the Road New York where she focused on immigration matters, specifically working with asylum applicants and petitioners for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. During her time as an undergraduate, Iris was a college student intern with the Immigration Law Unit at The Legal Aid Society assisting clients with applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and asylum, under attorney supervision.

Iris earned her bachelor's degree from New York University. Iris earned her law degree from Fordham University School of Law where she was an associate editor on the Fordham Moot Court Board, and a competing member of the Brendan Moore Trial Advocacy Team. She was also a member of the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law. Iris is a native Spanish speaker.



  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2019
  • New York University, B.A., 2016
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York