Joseph M. Hekmat
Top rated Employment Litigation attorney in Beverly Hills, CaliforniaHekmat Law Group
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation, Employment & Labor
Licensed in California since: 2009
Education: Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Languages Spoken: English, Hebrew, Persian (Farsi), Spanish
Joseph Hekmat represents employees who have been wronged in the workplace. His practice includes matters spanning all areas of employee rights law including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and unpaid wage claims. Prior to founding the Hekmat Law Group, Mr. Hekmat served as General Counsel for Eva Care Group and Evergreen Financial Holdings, LLC, an investment company specializing in the healthcare and commercial real-estate sectors, and its affiliated portfolio of companies. He began his career as an associate in the litigation department of then named Glaser, Weil, Fink, Jacobs, Howard & Shapiro, LLP.
He has been designated as a “Super Lawyer” for the past three years. Prior to that, Thomson Reuters recognized Mr. Hekmat as a “Rising Star” in the Southern California edition of the annual Super Lawyer directory. This is an honor awarded to no more than two and a half percent of attorneys under the age of forty (or who have practice for ten years or less) in Southern California each year.
He is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), and the Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA) and the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA). He also volunteers on the legal committee of the Jewish National Fund.
Mr. Hekmat graduated with honors from Loyola Law School, where he served as Chief Articles Editor of the International and Comparative Law Review and extern to the Honorable Ronald S.W. Lew of the United States District Court, Central District of California. He earned his B.A., with honors, from the University of California, Irvine.
He is admitted to practice in California and New York.
First Admitted: 2009, California
Professional Webpage: http://www.hekmatlaw.com/team/
- Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2009
- Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 2020
- California Employment Lawyers Association, 2020
- Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024
- Rising Stars: 2019