Iris Velasquez

Associate

New York

(212) 453-3927

(212) 509-9492

Recent Publication:

Indiana Supreme Court Refuses to Hold Commercial Crime Policy Covers Ransomware Attack [Casualty Coverage Chronicle Blog]

Typically, comprehensive cyber insurance policies, rather than commercial crime policies, respond to claims of data breach and other cybercrimes. With the rise in hacking and ransomware attacks worldwide, businesses that may have chosen not to purchase cyber insurance may find themselves without...

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.

 

Publications

Indiana Supreme Court Refuses to Hold Commercial Crime Policy Covers Ransomware Attack [Casualty Coverage Chronicle Blog]

June 30, 2021

Typically, comprehensive cyber insurance policies, rather than commercial crime policies, respond to claims of data breach and other cybercrimes. With the rise in hacking and ransomware attacks worldwide, businesses that may have chosen not to purchase cyber insurance may find themselves without...

Education

  • 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