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Emanuel Soleiman Shirazi

About me

I represent employees in a variety of employment matters including sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, medical and disability leave, and wage and hour.  I handle individual cases and class actions and have successfully handled almost a dozen trials.


Languages spoken: English, Farsi, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Sexual Harassment: 35%
    12 years
  2. Employment: 20%
    12 years
  3. Discrimination: 20%
    12 years
  4. Wrongful Termination: 20%
    12 years
  5. Lawsuits & Disputes: 5%
    12 years



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Brian Inman Hamblet

    I endorse this lawyer. I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Shirazi on a number of matters and have seen his work first hand. He is a tough, talented and ethical litigator, who cares about his clients' concerns and fights hard for their interests.


    Brian Hamblet Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Leon Ben Hazany

    Mr. Shirazi is a fine attorney, ethical and dedicated to achieving the best results for his clients. He is not only a graduate of one of the best law schools in the country, but also has tremendous experience in all aspects of litigating a case from inception to completion.


    Leon Ben Hazany Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

SHIRAZI LAW FIRM - Employment Lawyers

1925 Century Park East, Suite 1990
Los Angeles, CA, 90067

SHIRAZI LAW FIRM - Employment Lawyers

18607 Ventura Blvd.
Tarzana, CA, 91356

Shirazi Law Firm - Employment Lawyers

3424 W Carson St.
Torrance, CA, 90503


111 W. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA, 90802


4695 MacArthur Court
Newport Beach, CA, 92660



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40 Employment Lawyers in CaliforniaAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2016
Super Lawyer in Employment LawLos Angeles Magazine2016
Rising Star in Employment Law (Southern CA)Super Lawyers2015
Top 40 Under 40 Employment Lawyers in CaliforniaAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2015
Top 40 Under 40 Employment Lawyers in CaliforniaAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
Top Lawyers in CaliforniaThe Legal Network2014
Rising Star in Employment LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
AV Preeminent 5 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Rising Star in Employment LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Rising Star in Employment LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Southern California Rising Star-Employment lawSuper Lawyers2011
Southern California Rising Star-Employment lawSuperLawyers2010
American Jurisprudence Award for Professional ResponsibilityAmJurN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerShirazi Law Firm2012 - Present
PartnerBurke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP2005 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar Association-Employment Retreat CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law SectionExecutive Committee2012 - Present
Million+ Dollar Trial LawyersMemberN/A
LOS ANGELES COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION, Employment Law Symposium CommitteeMember2005 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Maria v. Sexual HarasserLarge settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Shirazi Law Firm BlogCelebrity Employment Cases2015
www.ShiraziLawFirm.comInteresting Sexual Harassment Lawsuits2014
Shirazi Law Firm BlogInteresting Employment Lawsuits2013
Shirazi Law Firm BlogEmployment Lawsuits Affecting You2012
Los Angeles Daily JournalUnfair Competition Law Does not Apply to Employees2005
Los Angeles Daily JournalEmployers Get More Latitude in Doing Workplace Probes2004
Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law JournalHow to Constitutionally Protect Against Virtual Child Pornography2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawN/AN/AN/A
University of California - Los AngelesN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Speaking Guest of KNX 1070Disease Transmission in the Workplace2015
LACBA Labor & Employment RetreatTrial Tips in Employment Cases2015
Tri-Counties Local Government Attorneys’ AssociationCost-Effective Code Enforcement Options in Tough Economic Times2010
LACBA Labor and Employment SymposiumTo Pay or Not to Pay: Cutting Edge Issues in Employers’ Duties to Indemnify Employees and Employees’ Duties to Repay Their Employers2007