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Nina H Kazazian

also known as KAZAZIAN & ASSOCIATES LLC

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Ms. Kazazian's practice focuses on employment discrimination, wrongful termination, employment policies, and employee benefits litigation and arbitration. She represents clients in actions pending in the state and federal courts and administrative agencies, and has successfully tried more than 20 cases in State and Federal Court.


Ms. Kazazian also counsels clients in a variety of industries in all aspects of the employment relationship, including employment policies, hiring and termination practices, diversity training, discrimination issues, and compliance with state and federal employment laws. She also represents clients in the negotiation and drafting of employment contracts and separation agreements. In addition, Ms. Kazazian counsels both employers and participants of benefit plans on issues of fiduciary duties and the requirements of ERISA, HIPAA, and COBRA.


In addition, Ms. Kazazian represents clients in the litigation and arbitration of commercial matters, including securities fraud, franchise termination issues, real estate partnerships, contract disputes, and corporate governance. She also represents foreign corporations in local commercial and employment matters, and speaks French fluently.


Ms. Kazazian is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts of New York and Colorado, and also admitted to the bar of the District of Columbia. She received her law degree from Boston University School of Law in 1992, and her Bachelor's degree from Stanford University with honors. Before founding the firm in 2005, Ms. Kazazian was associated with McKenna & Cuneo LLP in Denver, Colorado, and Chadbourne & Parke LLP in New York City.

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Languages spoken: French, English, Swedish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employment: 50%
    24 years
  2. Contracts: 20%
    24 years
  3. Divorce: 15%
    6 years
  4. Business: 15%
    24 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-375/hour), contingent (15-40%), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Michael Powell Matthews

    I have known Nina for nearly fifteen years and have consulted with her on a number of employment matters. She is well versed in all aspects of employment law, and is a skilled and effective advocate for her clients. I have benefited from her wise counsel over the years and consider her a valuable resource.

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    Michael Matthews Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sharon Deine Liko

    I highly endorse this lawyer. Nina is an aggressive, tenacious and thoughtful lawyer. She is intelligent and creative. She works hard for her clients, and finds solutions to problems in ways other lawyers do not think of. If there is a way , she will find it.

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    Sharon Liko Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Kazazian & Associates LLC

825 E. Speer Blvd.
Denver, CO, 80218

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 199907/10/2016
COActive199208/22/2016
DCInactive 199807/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerKazazian & Associates LLC2002 - Present
Contract AttorneyCorporation Counsel Of The City Of New York1999 - 2001
AssociateChadbourn1997 - 1999
AssociateMcKenna & Cuneo, LLP (Now McKenna, Long, & Aldridge, LLP)1995 - 1997
AssociateGorsuch Kirgis Campbell Walker & Grover1992 - 1995
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Eagle County Courts, ColoradoMediator2013 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Pinkstaff v. Black & DeckerSettlement in favor of client
Knoll v. Equinox Fitness Clubs, 2004 WL 439500 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)Judgment in favor of client
Malik v. Arapahoe County Dept. of Social Services, 897 F.Supp. 868, CIV. A. 95-K-144 (D. Col. 1997)Summary judgment in favor of client
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Labor and Employment Law Symposium, Monterey, California and Washington, D.CEmployer ERISA Fiduciary Responsibilities after Varity and Spink1997
Boston University Environmental NewsletterEnvironmental Regulation Emerges in Pacific Rim Nations1991
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Graduate Institute of International Studies, GeneveN/AMA - Masters1989
Stanford UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986