Before joining the firm, Zahire spent four years working as Assistant Corporation Counsel in the City of Jersey City Law Department handling a variety of cases with a concentration on civil litigation. She was then appointed a federal clerkship with the Honorable Joseph A. Dickson, U.S.M.J. for the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey during the 2016-17 term.
At the start of her legal career, Zahire worked at the National Center for Law and Economic Justice in New York, a non-profit organization focusing on class action litigation and policy advocacy to ensure provision of benefits to low-income individuals. In 2012, she was awarded the American Arbitration Association A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Fellows Program.
Zahire earned her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was the Staff Managing Editor for the University of Miami Black Law Review and her undergraduate degree from Brandeis University in 2003.