George S. Azadian

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Pasadena, CA

Azadian Law Group, PC
 | 790 East Colorado Boulevard, 9th Floor
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: 626-449-4944
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of the Azadian Law Group, PC, George S. Azadian focuses his practice exclusively on employment law on behalf of employees and executives. From the firm's offices in Pasadena and Los Angeles, California, he provides representation to plaintiffs (employees and executives) in cases involving wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour violations. 

Because of the size of the settlements and jury/arbitration awards he has obtained for his clients, Mr. Azadian is a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is also highly regarded by his fellow professionals, as attested to by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo. Mr. Azadian is an active participant in the California Employment Lawyers Association, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and the National Employment Lawyers Association. In 2016, his law firm was selected by the oldest and most respected legal publication in California, Daily Journal, as one of the Top 20 Boutique Law Firms in all of California. Boutique law firms are those that specialize in a niche area of law, such as labor and employment, appellate, bankruptcy, etc. The Daily Journal honor is one of the most coveted in California by any law firm and involves an intensive selection process with thousands of nominees of which only 20 law firms are selected to the list. Azadian Law Group, PC was the only employment law firm in Los Angeles selected for the legal award.

Mr. Azadian pursued his undergraduate education at Georgetown University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in accounting magna cum laude in 2004. He then went on to attend UCLA School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2007. After being honored at graduation with membership in the Order of the Coif, Mr. Azadian joined the Los Angeles-based international law firm O'Melveny & Myers LLP. After tenures with two other firms, he founded the Azadian Law Group, PC, in 2015. Admitted to practice in California, Mr. Azadian is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas

Employment Litigation (70%)
Employment & Labor (20%)
Class Action/Mass Torts (10%)

Employment Litigation (70%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Employment & Labor (20%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Class Action/Mass Torts (10%): Class Actions

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Class Actions


Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Super Lawyers: 2018 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017

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About George Azadian

Admitted: 2007, California

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Honors and Awards:

  • Pasadena Magazine’s “Top Attorneys” Award, 2012-16
  • A Perfect 10.0 Rating On Avvo, deemed “Superb”
  • Multi-Million Advocates Forum® and Million Dollar Advocates Forum ®, Member
  • Super Lawyers’ 2012-16 “Rising Star” Award In Class Actions and Employment Litigation
  • AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
  • Ranked 7th/356 in Graduating Class, UCLA School of Law
  • Order of the Coif, UCLA School of Law
  • Pasadena Magazine’s “Top Attorneys” Award, 2012-15

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), Member
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), Member
  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), Member

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • First chaired and secured a Final Arbitration Award of $9,957,411.17 in the matter entitled, Dr. Eleftherios (Stephen) Vamvakas, M.D., Ph.D., MPH, MPhil v. Consultants For Pathology And Laboratory Medicine (CPLM) and Dr. Mahul B. Amin, M.D.
  • $100,000: Retaliation Lawsuit On Behalf Of Psychologist
  • $100,000: Age Discrimination Lawsuit On Behalf Of Accounts Payable Employee
  • $110,000: Hostile Work Environment On Behalf Of Hourly Employee
  • $110,000: Retaliation Lawsuit On Behalf Of Nurse
  • $114,500: Disability Discrimination & Failure To Accommodate
  • $115,000: Gender Discrimination And Harassment Lawsuit
  • $120,000: Retaliation Lawsuit On Behalf Of Hourly Worker
  • $120,000: Discrimination Lawsuit On Behalf Of Hospital Administrator
  • $125,000: Retaliation Lawsuit On Behalf Of Hourly Worker
  • $145,000: Retaliation Lawsuit On Behalf Of Doctor
  • $150,000: Unsafe Working Conditions Lawsuit On Behalf Of Pharmacist
  • $150,000: Wrongful Termination Lawsuit On Behalf Of Doctor
  • $150,000: Wrongful Termination Lawsuit On Behalf Of Nurse
  • $152,500: Wrongful Termination Of Medical Professional
  • $160,000: Failure To Accommodate Clerical Employee
  • $200,000: Discrimination Lawsuit On Behalf Of Nurse
  • $200,000: Discrimination of Pharmacist Employee
  • $250,000: Harassment of Hospital Employee
  • $250,000: Wrongful Termination of Bank Employee
  • $270,000: Wrongful Termination of Radiology Technologist
  • $300,000: Wrongful Termination Of Information Technology Employee
  • $300,000: Wrongful Termination of Bank Employee Included In A Layoff
  • $325,000: Wage & Hour Lawsuit Settlement
  • $340,000: Wrongful Termination of Hospital Executive
  • $450,000: Discrimination And Wage Claims By Salesperson
  • $450,000: Wrongful Termination Of Health Care Executive
  • $800,000: Wrongful Termination Of Nurse For Patient Advocacy
  • $985,000: Wrongful Termination
  • $500,000: Wrongful Termination Of Doctor For Whistleblowing
  • $510,000: Wrongful Termination Of Healthcare Professional For Gender Discrimination
  • $669,308: Retaliation And Wrongful Termination Of Macy's Employee (Frontino v. Macy's)
  • $735,000: Breach Of Contract Action Against Medical Center (Strauser/Ramirez v. El Centro Regional Medical Center)
  • $3,000,000: Wage & Hour Class Action (Irizarry v. Healthcare Services Group, Inc.)
  • $5,700,000: Intentional Infliction Of Emotional Distress (Fitzgibbons, M.D. v. Integrated Healthcare Holdings Inc.)

Educational Background:

  • Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science, Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Major: Accounting, 2004
Office Location for George S. Azadian

790 East Colorado Boulevard
9th Floor
Pasadena, CA 91101

Phone: 626-449-4944


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Last Updated: 5/22/2018

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