Shereen A. El Domeiri is an experienced attorney with a general practice in business and consumer law, and is a certified privacy professional.  Shereen has experience in corporate legal departments, government, and private practice handling a variety of matters.

Prior to join the firm, Shereen was Assistant General Counsel and Director at ORIX USA where she served in the litigation and corporate services and compliance practice groups. In this role, she engaged in daily strategizing and management of ORIX USA’s complex litigation portfolio, managed and supervised outside counsel on a variety of litigation matters including employment, real estate, and contract disputes. She also advised and assisted Human Resources on a variety of employment issues and worked closely the IT department with contracts and licensing agreements, as well as data classification, data retention, privacy, and cybersecurity issues. In her compliance role, Shereen ensured legal compliance among business groups, initiated and implemented compliance procedures, trained employees, and managed outside counsel and consultants on compliance issues such as anti-money laundering, anti-bribery, insider trading, anti-trust, data security, privacy, and consumer protection.

Prior to her in-house counsel role, Shereen was a Municipal Judge for the City of Dallas presiding over class C misdemeanor cases, conducting trials, hearings, and other pre-trial proceedings relating to cases pending before the Dallas Municipal Court and reviewed and executed search and arrest warrants, and served as a magistrate for Collin, Dallas, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. Shereen continues to sit part-time on the Civil Hearing Officer’s Court for the City of Dallas presiding over civil ordinance violation cases.

She also served as Assistant City Attorney practicing in the areas of bankruptcy and civil litigation. In addition to her work for the city and surrounding counties, Shereen was an attorney for the Federal Trade Commission, Southwest Region, practicing in the area of consumer protection. Upon graduation from law school Shereen joined a small firm representing individuals in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases in the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. She also represented consumers in lawsuits against creditors.

Shereen is active in many professional associations. She is past Co-Chair of the Dallas Bar Association’s Morris Harrell Professionalism Committee 2018-2019 and DAYL Equal Access to Justice Committee Co-Chair 2005-2010, Advisory Board Member of DAYL’s Spanish Public Service Announcement Project 2009, Patrick Higginbotham American Inn of Court Associate 2007-2008, and received the DBA’s Outstanding New Pro Bono Attorney Award in 2003. Currently, she serves on the council of the DBA Science and Technology Section, mentors young lawyers through the DBA’s Transition to Law Practice Program and law students at the University of North Texas Law School, and is a Foundation Fellow of Dallas Association of Young Lawyers.

Shereen earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and received her Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University School of Law.

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Education

J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law
B.A., Philosophy, Bryn Mawr College 

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2002

Federal Courts of Admittance

Eastern District of Texas
Northern District of Texas