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Raymond Zolekhian is a gradaute of Harvard Law School and a native of Los Angeles. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business-Economics, magna cum laude, from UCLA. At Harvard, he completed the Program at Negotiation at which is often recognized as the leading negotiation program in the world. Mr. Zolekhian is member of the State Bar of California.


Prior to establishing Oakwood Legal Group, LLP, Mr. Zolekhian practiced at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, which is consistently recognized as one of the premier law firms in the world. Mr. Zolekhian has represented clients such as Westfield, the National Basketball Association, Activision, Wild Oats Markets, Oakley, Quiksilver and El Pollo Loco, in cases totaling in the tens of billions of dollars.


Mr. Zolekhian is actively involved with every case at the firm.  From intake through litigation, he oversees all aspects of the case from fact gathering to developing legal theories. He personally negotiates all settlements and litigates those cases where the insurance company is low-balling his clients. Mr. Zolekhian firmly believes that this personalized attention leads to significantly higher settlements and an overall more positive experience for his clients.


Mr. Zolekhian has also represented several non-profit organizations on a pro bono basis including Temple Israel of Hollywood, Breed Street Shul Project, Covenant House and Peer Health Exchange. He volunteers his time with numerous non-profit organizations and is on the Board of Trustees of The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles and 30 Years After.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Car Accidents: 30%
  2. Motorcycle Accident: 30%
  3. Brain Injury: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%



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Oakwood Legal Group, LLP

8383 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 702
Beverly Hills, CA, 90211


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyerThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Community Service Award30 Years After2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerOakwood Legal Group, LLP2014 - Present
PartnerHanasab & Zolekhian, LLP2009 - 2014
AssociateSkadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom2006 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Attorney Association of Los AngelesMember2009 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Injured Day Laborer Gets 6 Figure SettlementSix Figure Settlement
Client Assaulted by Bouncer Gets Six Figure SettlmentSix Figure Settlement
Injured Motorcycle Rider Gets Max Settlement$250,000.00 Settlement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolN/AJD2006
University of California - Los AngelesBusiness-EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Loyoal Law School - Starting a Legal PracticeBuilding a Successful Personal Injury Practice2012