Skip to main content
Avvo Advisor

Stop searching and get answers.

Talk to an Avvo-vetted lawyer on the phone now. 15-min call for just $39.

Learn more

About Me



United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

United States District Court for the Central District of California

All California State Courts





California Bar Association

American Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association

American Immigration Lawyers Association





Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.

Georgetown University, B.S.F.S.



Practice Description


Employment Law:

Age Discrimination

Disability Discrimination

Racial Discrimination

Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Gender Discrimination

Pregnancy Discrimination

National Origin Discrimination

Religious Discrimination

Sexual Harassment

Hostile Work Environment


Wrongful Termination

Whistle Blower Termination

Wage and Overtime Matters

Pregnancy Leave Matters

Breach of Employment Contract

Fraud to Deprive Employee of Benefits and Stock Options



Disability Rights and Discrimination:

Americans With Disabilities Act claims

Employment Discrimination

Housing Discrimination

Access to Public Accommodations and Private Facilities


Languages Spoken: Spanish, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Mandarin

Photos and Videos

1218142 1319851150

1218142 1319653856

1218142 1311041913

1218142 1303500356

Practice Areas


  1. Immigration: 90%
    8 years, 500 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 3%
  3. Employment & Labor: 3%
  4. Sexual Harassment: 2%
  5. Discrimination: 2%



Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Charles Sun-Ho Lee

    I endorse this lawyer. He is the most knowledgeable and professional attorney I know.


    Charles Lee Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Santosh Narayan

    Anish is probably the smartest immigration attorney in Los Angeles. He's a wealth of information, certified as an immigration specialist by the State Bar and his trial experience is something that sets him apart.


    Santosh Narayan Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Firm of Anish Vashistha, A.P.L.C.

5055 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. #320
Los Angeles, CA, 90036-6101



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified Specialist, Immigration and Nationality LawBoard of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California2015
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Board Certified Specialist, Immigration and Nationality LawBoard of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California2014
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Board Certified Specialist, Immigration and Nationality LawBoard of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California2013
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Board Certified Specialist, Immigration and Nationality LawBoard of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California2012
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Firm of Anish Vashistha, APLC2013 - Present
AttorneyLaw Firm of Leon Hazany & Associates, APLC2009 - Present
AttorneyBeverly Hills Immigration Law Firm2006 - 2008
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Small Firm and Sole Practitioner Division SectionMember2014 - Present
Better Business BureauMember2013 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the First CircuitAdmitted to Practice2011 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2009 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice2007 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2008
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Law SectionMember2006 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitAdmitted to Practice2006 - Present
Supreme Court of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2013
Network of Indian Professionals - Los Angeles/ Orange CountyMember2006 - 2010
South Asian Bar Association of Southern CaliforniaMember2006 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2006 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In re XMy client won her appeal and won relief.
The People v. VasilyanAppeal Granted: Matter Reversed & Remanded
In re XMy client was granted relief from removal.
See all Legal Cases 
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown Univ Law CtrN/AlawN/A
Georgetown UnivN/AundergraduateN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Southern California chapter) New Members Division EventIntroduction to Asylum Law2013
Mind Your Own Business 2010Immigration Options for Employees2010
Law Day 2010U.S. Immigration Law Forum2010
Law Day 2009Employment, Disability Rights, and Immigration Matters2009