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Sam Yebri

Sam Yebri

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Litigation, Real Estate

About Me

Sam S. Yebri has substantial experience in a broad range of litigation matters, including business and commercial litigation, entertainment, intellectual property, real estate, labor and employment, antitrust and unfair competition, elder abuse, class actions, and white-collar crime. Prior to founding MERINO YEBRI LLP, Sam worked at two prestigious national firms, Proskauer Rose and Jones Day. He is a graduate of Yale University and USC Law School.  He also clerked for Federal Judge A. Howard Matz.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, Hebrew, Farsi

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Employment & Labor: 40%
    10 years
  2. Real Estate: 30%
    10 years
  3. Litigation: 30%
    10 years



Hourly ($325-360/hour), Contingent (33-50%)

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Navid Soleymani

    I have worked alongside Sam Yebri on several litigation matters and know first hand that he is a highly talented attorney who places his clients' interests above all else and uses his sharp legal mind, engaging personality, and first rate writing skills to achieve fantastic results for his clients. It is my pleasure to refer clients to him.


    Navid Soleymani Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • No photo

    I have known Mr. Yebri for the past 5 years. He is a diligent, top-notch litigator who efficiently and effectively solves client problems. Before I left private practice, I referred Mr. Yebri a high-tech coporation and he has done impeccable work; yielding results in litigation and through effective negotiations before litigation.


    David Peyman Financial Markets and Services Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Merino Yebri LLP

1925 Century Park East
Suite 2140
Los Angeles, CA, 90067



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
"Super Lawyer"Super Lawyers Magazine2015
"Rising Star"Super Lawyers Magazine2014
"Rising Star"Super Lawyers Magazine2013
"Rising Star"Super Lawyers Magazine2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateProskauer Rose2008 - 2010
Law Clerk to Federal Judge A. Howard MatzCentral District Of California, Los Angeles, California2007 - 2008
AssociateJones Day2006 - 2007

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Bet Tzedek Legal ServicesNew Leaders Council2012 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationExecutive Committee - Barristers2011 - 2013

Publication NameTitleDate
OnlineLaundry Lease Pitfalls To Avoid2013
Los Angeles LawyerHow to Start and Run a Thriving Small Practice2011

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Yale UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
MCLE- BarristersBuilding A Succcessful Legal Practice2015