Shadie Berenji

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Beverly Hills, CA

Berenji Law Firm, APC
 | 8383 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 708
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: 310-855-3270
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Persian (Farsi)
Attorney Profile

As the founder of Berenji Law Firm, APC, Shadie Berenji provides legal representation to clients in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Santa Ana, Irvine, Newport Beach and throughout Southern California. She focuses her practice on representing employees in labor and employment law matters, generally handling cases that involve contract negotiations, discrimination, employee rights, harassment, wrongful termination, and wage and hour issues.

Before receiving a Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, Ms. Berenji attended the University of California Los Angeles. From there, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and political science in 2000.

Having begun her legal career representing some of the nation's largest employers with a prominent employment law firm, Ms. Berenji gained valuable knowledge about how employers view employment dispute claims. In her private practice, she draws on this experience to help her aggressively advocate on behalf of employees who have had their rights violated. Ms. Berenji has achieved high rates of success in helping her clients to obtain favorable resolutions to their legal issues.

In order to best serve her clients, Ms. Berenji is admitted to practice law in the state of California, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Beyond her work in the courtroom, Ms. Berenji is an active member of the legal community. She is a member of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California, the Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Inc., the California Employment Lawyers Association, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Iranian American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles.

 
Practice Areas
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Employment Litigation (100%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Shadie Berenji

Admitted: 2004, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.employeejustice.law/Attorneys/Shadie-L-Berenji.s...

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 2004
  • California, 2004
  • The USC Law Alumni Association
  • California State Bar, Labor and Employment Law section
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
  • Iranian American Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
  • Consumer Attorneys of Association of Los Angeles
  • National Employment Lawyers Associations
  • California Employment Lawyers Association

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $1,000,000.00 class action settlement on the behalf of maintenance technicians against Virgin America, Inc., 2017
  • $2,350,000 class action settlement on the behalf of counselors against Phoenix Houses of California, Inc.; $750,000.00 class action settlement on behalf of driver sales employees against Frisco Baking Company; $473,155.00 class action settlement on the behalf of leasing consultants against GHP Management Corp. , 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Los Angeles, California, Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Sociology, 2000

Industry Groups

  • Discrimination
  • Wage And Hour Class Action Litigation
Office Location for Shadie Berenji

8383 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 708
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Phone: 310-855-3270

 

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Last Updated: 8/16/2018

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