AZADEH DADGOSTAR GILBERT, PRESIDENT:  Ms. Gilbert is a partner at Dadgostar Law LLP, where she devotes her practice to protecting the rights of those who have suffered serious injuries as a result of automobile or commercial truck accidents, dangerous property conditions, and other acts of negligence.  Ms. Gilbert also fights for the rights of employees who have been subject to discrimination, harassment, or retaliation at the hands of their employers, or those who have not been paid proper wages by employers.  Prior to her work at Dadgostar Law LLP Ms. Gilbert served as federal judicial extern to the late Hon. Earl H. Carroll at the U.S. District Court in Phoenix, AZ, and then worked at a firm specializing in insurance defense litigation.  Ms. Gilbert has been named to the prestigious Super Lawyers Rising Star for two years, and obtained one of the Top 50 Settlements in California in 2016.

 

 BERNADET BABASI, DIRECTOR:  Ms. Babasi is an associate at the Viking Law Firm.  In 2009, Ms. Babasi earned a Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts from California State University, Northridge. She then went on to graduate with a Juris Doctor from Southern California Institute of Law. She was admitted to the California Bar in 2017.  She is a member of the Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Bar Association, Iranian American Bar Association and Assyrian American Bar Association.
Ms. Babasi provides dedicated legal representation to clients throughout the State of California. She focuses her practice on personal injury law, family law and traffic citation.


 SAMAN REJALI, TREASURER:

Saman Rejali is a member of the labor and employment and commercial disputes practice groups at K&L Gates. She represents management in all aspects of employment law, including employment related litigation. Ms. Rejali regularly counsels a broad spectrum of clients on issues such as terminations, employment discrimination, wage and hour, FMLA, ADA, OSHA, restrictive covenants, employment policies, and trade secrets. She has represented public and private companies in lawsuits involving claims of employment discrimination, wrongful termination, breach of contract, unfair business practices, and fraud. Ms. Rejali also has experience with insurance coverage, entertainment litigation, unfair competition, false advertising, defamation, and appellate matters.  Ms. Rejali has represented clients from a wide variety of industries and trades, including banking and financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, construction, transportation, hospitality, health care, high tech, retail, and service industries.  Prior to her work at K&L Gates, Ms. Rejali served as an extern for the Hon. Alex Kozinski, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. 

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 FARID GOLSHANI, DIRECTOR: 

Mr. Golshani has worked at Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo LLP since 2013, where he specializes in insurance law and insurance bad faith.  His practice focuses on assisting property owners with recovering what is rightfully owed to them under their insurance policies.  As a tireless advocate with years of experience in his field of expertise, Mr. Golshani has amassed substantial experience in policy interpretation and coverage, and has obtained multiple seven-figure settlements from insurance carriers.  


 
 ASHKAHN MOHAMADI, DIRECTOR:

 Mr. Mohamadi is an associate at the nationally recognized firm Girardi and Keese, where he focuses his practice on personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, premises liability, mass torts, class actions, employment, toxic torts, and commercial torts.  In his young career, Mr. Mohamadi has already successfully obtained multiple seven figure verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, including one of the Top 50 Verdicts in California in 2016.  Prior to his work at Girardi and Keese, Mr. Mohamadi spent several months in Washington D.C. as an intern with the Federal Public Defender's Office, and later served as an extern with the District Attorneys office in Compton, California during law school.

       

GOLNAR V. MONFARED, DIRECTOR: 


Ms. Monfared is an associate at Dordick Law Corporation.  She believes understanding and appreciating diverse cultures and beliefs of both clients and those on the other side of the table are important in litigation.  She takes pride in spending time with clients to ensure that they understand the law, their case, and their options so that they can make fully informed decisions.  She is an active member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA).

 SONYA OSTOVAR, DIRECTOR:

Ms. Ostovar is an attorney at Taylor & Ring where she focuses her practice on employment law and personal injury, as well as sexual harassment, assault, abuse, and misconduct cases, where she has obtained seven figure settlements on behalf of her clients.  Prior to her work at Taylor & Ring, Ms. Ostovar served as judicial extern to the Hon. Michael Jesic in the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, and gained experience as a law clerk for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office - Habeas Corpus Litigation Team.  In her free time, Ms. Ostovar has volunteered for Neighborhood Legal Services' Self-Help Center, where she works with pro se litigants, helping them to navigate various civil matters.


 

 ARAMEH ZARGHAM O'BOYLE, DIRECTOR: Ms. O'Boyle is an attorney at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Pompeo where she concentrates her practice on defending companies in product liability litigation.  She counsels manufacturers and distributors on various issues arising throughout a product's life cycle, including product development, market launch, regulatory compliance, and document retention / management issues, as well as helping clients assess litigation risks and implement effective prevention strategies.  In addition, Ms. O'Boyle represents life sciences companies in complex mass tort litigation and has extensive experience managing and coordinating class action and multidistrict litigation.  Ms. O'Boyle has been an integral part of numerous trial teams defending pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in high-profile litigation throughout the country.

 

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