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Meenoo Chahbazi

Practice areas:

Civil Rights, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Discrimination, Employment & Labor

About Me

Ms. Chahbazi advocates on behalf of employees with labor and employment law claims.  Ms. Chahbazi has considerable experience litigating employment discrimination and whistleblower lawsuits.  She previously worked as an attorney with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where she litigated numerous cases on behalf of the Commission to obtain relief for victims of employment discrimination.   She also worked for a class action law firm in Washington D.C. where she litigated class action, False Claims Act, and whistleblower lawsuits.


Ms. Chahbazi graduated from Harvard Law School and attended U.C. Berkeley as an undergraduate.  Prior to beginning her litigation career, she clerked with Chief Justice Dana Fabe at the Alaska Supreme Court and with Judge Lawrence B. Hagel at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.


Ms. Chahbazi is admitted to the state bar in Arizona, California, Illinois, and the District of Columbia.

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Languages Spoken: Farsi, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Employment & Labor: 20%
    9 years
  2. Discrimination: 20%
    9 years
  3. Wrongful Termination: 20%
    9 years
  4. Sexual Harassment: 20%
    9 years
  5. Civil Rights: 20%
    9 years

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Pouria Paknejad

    Ms. Chahbazi's conduct and abilities in the matter for which we were opposing counsel was nothing short of exemplary. She is a knowledgeable attorney with a passion for the field of law in which she practices: I endorse her as a colleague.

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    Pouria Paknejad Civil Rights Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael Zoldan

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Michael Zoldan Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Robaina & Kresin, PLLC

One E. Camelback Rd.
Suite. 710
Phoenix, AZ, 85012

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 201202/16/2015
DCActive 200807/18/2014
CAActive200402/13/2015
ILVoluntarily Inactive200805/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Trial AttorneyU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)2009 - 2014
AssociateSanford Wittels & Heisler, LLP2006 - 2008
Judicial Law ClerkU.S. Court Of Appeals For Veterans Claims2005 - 2006
Judicial Law ClerkAlaska Supreme Court2003 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Phoenix Iranian American Bar AssociationPresident2013 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
National Association of Muslim LawyersMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
IABA ReviewCan Iranians File Suit for Racial Discrimination? Demystifying the Paradox Between Federal Agency and Court Categorizations of Iranian and Middle Eastern Race2006

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
U.C. Berkeley, BerkeleyPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Equal Pay Equity SymposiumLegal Requirements and Application of the Equal Pay Act2014
Questions and Answers on Legal TopicsFederal Employment Discrimination Laws2013
Know Your Rights EventEmployee Rights Under Federal Employment Discrimination Law2013
CLEEmployee Rights and Management Responsibilities: An Overview of Federal Employment Discrimination Laws, Legal Requirements, and Common Pitfalls2013
Iranian American Community EventWhat To Do If You're A Victim Of Employment Discrimination2010
IAAB 2007 ConferenceFederal Categorizations of Iranian and Middle Eastern Race2007