Cyrus Shahriari

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Beverly Hills, CA

Pietz & Shahriari LLP
 | 9454 Wilshire Blvd, Penthouse Suite
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310-424-5557
Fax: 310-597-4626
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Persian (Farsi)
Attorney Profile

Co-founder of Pietz & Shahriari, LLP in Beverly Hills, Cyrus Shahriari is a standout force in the realms of personal injury, police misconduct, and employment law. Using his tenacity, extensive legal knowledge, and meticulous attention to detail, Mr. Shahriari is dedicated to helping clients throughout Southern California receive the compensation they deserve.

The California native began his path toward legal excellence at the University of Southern California, from where he received a Bachelor of Arts in communications in 2010. As an undergraduate, he served as the philanthropy chair of Pi Kappa Alpha. Following his time at USC, Mr. Shahriari studied at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. While in law school, he worked as a research assistant to professor Samuel H. Pillsbury and received his Juris Doctor in 2013.

Prior to opening his namesake firm in early 2017, Mr. Shahriari gained experience as an associate attorney at Wesierski & Zurek, LLP, and Gerard Fox Law, respectively. He also served as a judicial extern clerk for the Honorable Joseph A. Brandolino in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Mr. Shahriari is licensed to practice in the state of California and before the United States District Courts for the Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California. A member of the California Employment Lawyers Association, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and the American Association for Justice, he retains an interest in legal writing. His paper on employee civil liability and Supreme Court rules was published in Defense Law Update in 2014.

When not practicing law, Mr. Shahriari plays the violin, practices meditation and yoga, and loves to spend time outdoors with his dog, Jolie.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Employment Litigation (30%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Business Litigation (20%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Civil Rights (10%): Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2018

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About Cyrus Shahriari

Admitted: 2013, California

Professional Webpage: www.slfjustice.com/attorney/

Honors/Awards:

  • Judicial Extern to The Hon. Joseph A. Brandolino, Van Nuys Courthouse, Superior Court of California, Summer 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of California (CAOC)
  • American Association of Justice (AAJ)
  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Persians 4 Cure, Board Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Jack Daniels Los Angeles ABOTA Trial Academy, 2014
  • "Supreme Court Rules on Employees' Civil Liability for Wrongly Supporting Suspicious Behavior to Police," Defense Law Update, Vol. 24, No. 1, Quarter 1, 2014

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $100,000 Settlement Age Discrimination and Overtime An assistant to a realtor alleged that she was discriminated against because of her age and that she was not paid overtime.
  • $175,000 Settlement Police Excessive Force An African-American man suffered serious personal injuries when he was assaulted by 5 police officers and jailors while handcuffed at the Santa Monica Jail.
  • $300,000+ Arbitration: Wrongful Termination and Sexual Harassment A human relations director for the City of Compton was wrongfully terminated and retaliated against for reporting sexual harassment. The client was awarded 3-years of back pay and reinstatement to her former position at the city.
  • $1.8 Million Verdict: Breach of Oral Contract An investor was promised by a group of investors that he'd be paid profits from the puchase and sale of an undeveloped lot in a commercial area in Southern California. The jury also denied the other investor's retaliatory cross-claims.

Representative Clients:

  • Individuals who suffered serious personal injuries and families who lost a loved one in a wrongful death due to the negligence of another. Employees and prospective employees in an employment dispute with employers. People who are victims of police misconduct. Individuals whose insurance companies' are dealing in bad faith and refusing to honor their contractual obligation. Businesses and individuals who are entwined in a business dispute.

Educational Background:

  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, B.A., Communications, 2010

Industry Groups

  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Breach Of Fidicuiary Duty
  • Burns
  • Bus Accidents
  • Business And Real Estate Fraud
  • Car Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Contracts
  • Copyright
  • Defamation
  • Discrimination
  • Dog Bites
  • Family Leave
  • Independent Contractor
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Meal And Rest Break
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Overtime
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Police Misconduct
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Product Liability
  • Retaliation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Trademarks
  • Train Accidents
  • Trip And Fall
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wage And Hour
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Termination
Office Location for Cyrus Shahriari

9454 Wilshire Blvd
Penthouse Suite
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Phone: 310-424-5557

Fax: 310-597-4626

 

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Last Updated: 6/20/2018

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