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Haniya H. Mir



Haniya Mir is a transactional lawyer, representing businesses of all sizes on a variety of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities law, corporate governance, entity formation, and equity and debt financing. Haniya works closely with clients to provide thorough, timely counsel through a host of complex corporate transactions.

My Practices

  • Haniya represents clients in a variety of M&A transactions, including mergers, stock purchases and sales, asset purchases and sales, spin-offs and recapitalizations. She has worked on public and private transactions, representing both acquirer and target companies, as well as private equity firms. She advises on all aspects of merger, acquisition, and disposition transactions, including due diligence, drafting and negotiating definitive agreements, closing and post-closing advice, and ensuring compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements.

  • Haniya advises clients on public and private securities offerings. She also counsels public companies on securities law reporting requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as well as compliance with the listing requirements of the major U.S. exchanges.

  • Haniya counsels businesses of all sizes on a broad range of corporate law matters, including entity formation, corporate governance, and contract drafting and negotiation.



Honors & Recognitions

Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© "Ones to Watch" for Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law and Securities/Capital Markets Law (2021-2024), Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2023-2024)


Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2015, cum laude; Executive Editor, Duke Law Journal (Vol. 64); President, Women Law Students Association

University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, M.A., 2010, with distinction

Vassar College, B.A., 2007, cum laude


North Carolina



Professional & Civic

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, North Carolina Muslim Bar Association

Member, Minorities in the Profession Committee, North Carolina Bar Association

Member, Duke Law Alumnae Leadership Council (2023-present)

Member, Board of Directors, Meals on Wheels Orange County, NC (2020-present)

Member, North Carolina Bar Association

Board of Directors, Law Alumni Association, Duke University School of Law (2015-2020)

Emerging Leaders Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle (2016-2018)

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    25 countries visited on 5 continents
  • 1
    1 clowning workshop attended
  • 2
    2 daughters
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