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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


  1. Employment: 40%
    11 years
  2. Real Estate: 30%
    11 years
  3. Litigation: 30%
    11 years



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

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Contact info

Merino Yebri LLP

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


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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 Doctor2006
Yale UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCLE- BarristersBuilding A Succcessful Legal Practice2015