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Shaleem S. Yaqoob

545 Long Wharf Drive
Ninth Floor
New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Phone:  203.672.1639
Fax:  203. 672.1640


Shaleem Yaqoob is an associate in LeClairRyan's New Haven office.

Before joining LeClairRyan, Mr. Yaqoob served as law clerk to Judges Robert E. Beach, Jr., Joseph P. Flynn, William J. Lavery, and Justice Flemming L. Norcott, Jr., at the Connecticut Appellate Court. Previously, Mr. Yaqoob also clerked for the trial and appellate judges of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court.

Legal Experience

  • LeClairRyan, New Haven, Connecticut, 2018 - present
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Robert E. Beach, Jr., Hon. Joseph P. Flynn, Hon. William J. Lavery, and Hon. Flemming L. Norcott, Jr., Connecticut Appellate Court, 2017 - 2018
  • Law Clerk, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court, 2016 - 2017
  • Paralegal, Mark Sank & Associates, LLC, Stamford, Connecticut, 2011 - 2016

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Mashantucket Pequot Bar Association


  • CALI Excellence Awards in: Moot Court; U.S. Law & Legal Institutions: Research/Writing
  • Loiselle Moot Court Competition Semi-Finalist

Related Practices


  • J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, 2016
  • LL.M., University of Connecticut School of Law, 2014, with honors, certificate of specialization in International Human Rights
  • LL.B., University of London, 2010, with 2:1 honors and distinction in jurisprudence and legal theory

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2017

Court Admissions

  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court, 2017

Spoken Languages

  • Punjabi
  • Urdu