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Sa'id Vakili

Litigation Attorney at Los Angeles, CA

5.0   3 reviews
  • State Years
    California - CA 28 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 29 years
    New York - NY 29 years
    New Jersey - NJ 30 years
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1995
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1995
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1994
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1994
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Sa'id

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For over 25 years, Sa'id Vakili has successfully represented businesses and individuals in areas such as business disputes and business torts, shareholder disputes (direct and derivative), complex contracts, intellectual property litigation (patent, trade dress, copyright, trademark and trade secret disputes), and all forms of employment claims. He has also handled all varieties of injury tort claims including claims arising under maritime and aviation law. Over the years, he has litigated hundreds of cases and has achieved results in the seven and eight figures and successfully defended cases in equal and greater amounts.  Mr. Vakili is admitted and actively licensed in California, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. and has handled cases in various other jurisdictions such as Arizona, Florida, Nevada, Ohio, South Dakota, Virginia, and West Virginia through associations with local law firms in those locations.  The firm has attorneys and staff fluent in Spanish, Farsi, Chinese (Mandarin), Korean and Tagalog.

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3701 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1135
Los Angeles, CA, 90010-2822

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Posted by anonymous | September 13, 2018
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| Consulted Attorney
Great Advocate!
Sa'id is a tenacious lawyer who aggressively represents his clients. If you want an attorney who will not give up, Sa'id is who you want in your corner. His results speak for themselves.
Posted by anonymous | November 8, 2014
Great experience
Mr. Vakili was a great lawyer to work with. He took his time to explain my situation to me and had lots of knowledge about my case which involved business litigation. He spent lots of time on my case and I would recommend him to everyone. He spent time to review my case. It was an honor to know such great lawyer and person to trust.
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Posted by Edmond A. | February 25, 2013
I am truly HONORED to have Mr. VAKILI represent me. Edmond A Chacon
As you have read my title : I am very confident in his knowledge and professional approach. He is always available and returns my calls and keeps me updated. Thank you Mr. Vakili Warmly Edmond A. Chacon


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AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • 1994 - Present


  • Touro Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • Columbia University
  • MA - Masters
  • 1989
  • Pace University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1986
  • Pepperdine School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
  • N/A
  • University of San Diego School of Law, Institute of International and Comparative Law (London)
  • N/A
  • Louisiana State University Summer Study in Law, University of Aix-Marseille III Law School (Aix-en-Provence, France)
  • N/A
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy (“NITA”) - Pacific Regional Trial Skills Program
  • N/A
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Sample of Legal Cases

  • Mohamed v. Soliman, 2019 Cal.App. Unpub. LEXIS 1204
  • Achieved complete reversal of trial court judgment.
  • In re Marriage of Howard, 2017 Cal.App. Unpub. LEXIS 4226
  • Achieved complete reversal of trial court judgment.
  • DeLuca v. State Fish Co., Inc. (2013) 217 Cal.App.4th 671; 158 Cal.Rptr.3d 761
  • Achieved complete reversal of trial court decision.
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  • Pacific Council on International Policy
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Los Angeles chapter)
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent™ Rated Attorney
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2018
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum. LLC
  • 2018


  • Los Angeles Lawyer, Vol. 22, No. 11
  • Practice Tips: Intellectual Property Issues for the Technology Start-Up Company (co-author)
  • 2000
  • Los Angeles Lawyer, Vol. 21, No. 4
  • Practice Tips: Recent Developments in Design Patent Law (co-author)
  • 1998
  • Pacific Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 2
  • Police Brutality: Problems of Excessive Force Litigation (co-author)
  • 1994
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Speaking Engagements

  • Sexual Harassment Workshop
  • Sexual Harassment Awareness in the Workplace
  • 2003

Attorney endorsements

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Given (4)
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Litigation Attorney | Sep 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Sa'id Vakili for more than 10 years, have worked with him on multiple cases and consulted him for many others, he is very knowledgeable, experienced in serious business litigation cases and very pleasant to work with. I highly recommend his services."
Employment and labor Attorney | Sep 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Sa'id is an incredibly knowledgable and efficient lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Sep 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"A calm and measured demeanor, coupled with diverse life experiences and exceptional legal acumen, contribute to Sa'id’s success in navigating the most complex of legal undertakings. He has consistently provided his clients with excellent results."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Sa'id is a practical, quick and highly intelligent lawyer. There are only a handful of lawyers in his league in this city or elsewhere."
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