Navid Yadegar

Top rated Employment Litigation attorney in Los Angeles, California

Yadegar Minoofar & Soleymani LLP
Navid Yadegar
Yadegar Minoofar & Soleymani LLP

Practice Areas: Employment Litigation, Business Litigation; view more

Licensed in California since: 1999

Education: University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Persian (Farsi)

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2006 - 2013
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Yadegar Minoofar & Soleymani LLP

1875 Century Park East
Suite 1240
Los Angeles, CA 90067 Visit website


A partner at Yadegar, Minoofar & Soleymani LLP, Navid Yadegar has over two decades of experience and represents clients in Southern California with a focus on the Los Angeles County metropolitan area. His practice covers employment litigation and business litigation, and he represents clients in matters of sexual harassment, wrongful termination, workplace retaliation, pregnancy discrimination, employment discrimination or disability discrimination.

Admitted to practice in the state of California, Mr. Yadegar is also admitted to practice before several federal courts. These include the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, the United States District Court for the Central District of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Fluent in Farsi and English, Mr. Yadegar earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1996. He then attended law school at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor with a specialization in Business Law.

For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. The American Society of Legal Advocates named Mr. Yadegar a Top 100 Labor & Employment Lawyer in 2018, and he has an Avvo “Superb” rating. named him one of the Best Employment Lawyers in Los Angeles in 2021, and he received an Avvo Clients’ Choice Award in Litigation in 2017.

* 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: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Employment Litigation: Defense

Focus areas

Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer, Non-Compete Agreements, Retaliation, Trade Secret, Wrongful Termination

  • 80% Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20% Business Litigation
  • 0% Employment Litigation: Defense

First Admitted: 1999, California

Professional Webpage:

  • AV Rated (highest rating), Martindale Hubbell
  • United States District Court; Civil Rights Panel, 2003
  • Madison Who’s Who of Accomplished Executives and Professionals, 2006
  • SuperLawyers’ Rising Star, 2006-2013
  • 2013 “Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment Law”, American Lawyer Media
  •, 10 out of 10 rating
  • 2018 “Top 100 Labor & Employment Lawyer”, American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Southern California SuperLawyer, 2014-2022
  • Top 100 Southern California SuperLawyer, 2020
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member of the California Bar
  • U.S. District Court, California, Eastern District
  • U.S. District Court, California, Southern District
  • U.S. District Court, California, Northern District
  • U.S. District Court, California, Central District
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Educational Background:
  • B.A. in Psychology from UCLA in 1996.
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Specialization in Business Law., 1999
Representative Clients:
  • Jury verdict in favor a Plaintiff in a disability discrimination and retaliation claim.  , 2014
  • Confidential settlement after completion of a jury trial in a sexual harassment and retaliation claim., 2018
  • Arbitration award in favor of a Plaintiff in disability discrimination and retaliation claim.  , 2019
  • Successful defense of a mal-practice claim against an accountant;Successful prosecution of embezzlement claims by a corporation against its former CEO;Successful defense of a request for a civil harassment restraining order;Successful defense of the manager of an intentional music band against claims by some of the former band membersSuccessful defense of the CEO of a corporation against claims of fraud by a third party;Successful defense in an NASD arbitration of a multi-million dollar customer case brought against a broker-dealer;Successful defense in a JAMS arbitration of a hotel owner against a multi-million dollar indemnity claim brought by an international hotel management company;Successful defense in federal court of a putative nationwide class action in which the plaintiff alleged defects in products that plaintiff contended had been sold for $4 billion to the U.S. market.

Office location for Navid Yadegar

1875 Century Park East
Suite 1240
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Phone: 424-566-5646


11 Years Super Lawyers
8 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2006 - 2013

Top Lists

Top 100: Southern California Super Lawyers: 2020

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