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Bardia Aaron Akhavan

Employment and labor Attorney at Encino, CA

4.8   25 reviews
Free consultation Virtual consultation available
Free consultation Virtual consultation available
  • Licensed for 6 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2017
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Bardia

Learn Bardia’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Discrimination
    25%

  2. Employment and labor
    25%
    Mr. Akhavan practices in all areas of employment litigation including wage and hour violations, wrongful termination, whistleblowing, and claims covered under FEHA, FMLA, CFRA, and ADEA. Mr. Akhavan is fluent in English, Persian/Farsi, and Korean.

  3. Sexual harassment
    25%

  4. Wrongful termination
    25%

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Bardia Aaron Akhavan, a dedicated employment law attorney, fearlessly advocates for hard-working employees facing injustices in the workplace. With a strong emphasis on justice, attorney Akhavan has successfully recovered millions of dollars for numerous clients throughout his career. Known for his balanced approach of empathy towards clients and zealous advocacy against employers, Akhavan handles a wide range of employment litigation matters, including wage and hour violations, wrongful termination, and claims under various employment laws. Graduating with a Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, he leverages his legal knowledge and psychological background to effectively represent his clients. Active in student leadership during his academic years, Akhavan brings a wealth of experience from various legal and entertainment firms, emphasizing the importance of relationships and reputation in the legal field. Fluent in Persian/Farsi and Korean, he enjoys music, basketball, martial arts, cooking, and quality time with loved ones.

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Location

AKHAVAN & ASSOCIATES: A Professional Law Corporation
15760 Ventura Boulevard, Suite #950
Encino, CA, 91436

Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
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Posted by Tina | December 5, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Professional Lawyer
I am so glad I found Akhavan & Associates to represent my case. From the first day, I felt confident that Bardia would give the best legal advise. His expertise is impressive and his strategy was clear. He is very professional, honest and attentive. I’m glad I chose Akhavan & associates and will gladly refer them to friends and family. Thank you again Bardia!
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Posted by Sean | December 10, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Professional, Polite and a true fighter!
Bardia Akhavan is by far one of the most professional, courteous, and effective attorneys. One of my good friends referred me to Bardia to see what he had to say. Bardia immediately shared remorse with me and got upset at my situation like as if it had happened to him or a family member. He immediately took some notes, looked at my case, and said he would help me. I was shocked! It was not the answer I was expecting after consulting with 2 other attorneys with almost double his age! He immediately started the process and was really honest about everything and even told me it may take a long time to get justice. Bardia Akhavan and his team are hands down the most professional and intelligent employment law attorneys I have ever worked with. I went to two others that didn’t even care a human was sitting in front of them. Bardia actually cared and tirelessly fought for my rights which was unbelievable and I was very happy with the results. Thank you again to you and your team!
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Posted by Navid | December 6, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Employment Attorney
I was referred to Bardia Akhavan by some friends and I was extremely happy with the result. Bardia wasn’t like other attorneys who pretended to do employment law without knowing anything about it. You could tell immediately by the way he talks on the phone that he has answers. Bardia’s expertise was clear in the way he explained things to me and kept me informed of my case. I ended up with a dollar figure that I would have never expected. I would highly recommend him for anyone having issues at work
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Posted by SG | February 23, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Exceptional Legal Support: Bardia Akhavan
Among the myriad of employment lawyers I explored, meeting Bardia Akhavan felt like striking gold. His tailored approach and genuine commitment to my case made all the difference. Bardia didn't just see me as another client; he took the time to understand my unique circumstances and concerns, providing reassurance every step of the way. With his proactive strategies and unwavering support, Bardia not only navigated through the legal complexities but also ensured my voice was heard. Trust me when I say that if you're seeking a lawyer who truly cares and delivers results, Bardia Akhavan is the one. Thank you, Bardia, for being an exceptional advocate!
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Posted by Lisa | February 12, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
THE BEST LAW TEAM IN TOWN
I cannot express enough gratitude for Akhavan & Associates, particularly Bardia and his team. From the moment I reached out to them, I felt welcomed and understood. Opening a claim is never easy, but their professionalism, kindness, and compassion made the process so much smoother. They kept me informed at every step, ensuring I felt involved and supported throughout. Bardia and his team’s dedication and hard work are truly commendable. If you’re seeking a law team that will fiercely advocate for you, look no further. I wholeheartedly recommend Akhavan & Associates. Thank you, Bardia, for your exceptional service. I am beyond grateful for everything you’ve done!
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Posted by SG | October 12, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Top-Notch Employment Law Firm
When it comes to a tough employment problem, you want the best in your corner, and that's exactly what you get with a great attorney, Bardia Akhavan and his team. They handled my case with an incredible level of expertise, professionalism, and a strong sense of punctuality that put me at ease. Their professional attire and the positive aura they exuded made me confident right from the start. These folks take their work seriously, and it shows in everything they do. What really sets them apart is their unwavering focus on getting results. They're not just in it for the paycheck – they genuinely care about your case. Thanks to their tireless efforts and real commitment, they managed to resolve my challenging employment issue. Moreover, in today's remote work era, they efficiently adapted to this changing landscape, proving that distance is no obstacle for their dedication and efficiency. If you're facing an employment-related challenge, I wholeheartedly recommend Akhavan & Associates. They're not just experts; they're the ultimate solution for employment law matters.
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Posted by anonymous | September 4, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Abogad@
Fue una mui buena experiencia siempre amables ,profesionales definitivamente un gran apoyo ..Gracias por todo
Posted by Brianna | September 1, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great attorney for wrongful termination
After being wrongfully terminated from my old employer I reached out to the Akhavan group and explained my case. Without hesitation I knew they were the right fit for my case. They were very professional, easy to communicate with, and all around a great team. They handled everything smoothly and communicated every detail. I highly recommend them!
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Posted by Makia | August 28, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The Best
I would refer and hire you guy again. I really appreciate you for assisting me with my matter.
Posted by Cindy Barrett | June 9, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Cindy Barrett
He was awesome and worth every penny . He is understanding and very good at his job, Definitely helped close the door on one bad experience.
Posted by Jamie Allen | February 25, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best!
Bardia and his team worked very hard, hand in hand on my case. They are the ones you need to have by your side when it comes to your Wages. You can call them the pit bulls attorneys because they don’t back down. They will get the max that you deserve. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THEM!!! You’ll be 1000% satisfied with there service!
Posted by Yurisel | May 27, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Definitely recommend!
I submitted a contact inquiry online and I received a call within minutes. I did a consultation over the phone and signed a retainer right away. Not once did I feel alone or clueless as to what was going on with my case. I never had to call the attorney asking for case status because he would call me. Client communication is great! I always look at reviews when wanting to decide if I should go through with something/someone and I hope my review convinces someone to stop looking and hire Bardia!
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Posted by Hector D. Alvarez | September 29, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best Employement Attorney!!
It has been a true honor and one my best legal experiences of obtaining legal services from Attorney Bardia Aaron Akhavan. He was my angel and helped with every single step of my employment case. Trust me I have dealt with many Law Firms in my whole life in Los Angeles, San Diego, and other cities; by far he is very professional with his work and has a very high caliber quality of expertise in California Employment Law. He is very a zealous, aggressive, and a determined Attorney to fight for employee’s rights against Wrongful Employers. Attorney Bardia Aaron Akhavan a IS THE VOICE FOR ALL THOSE HARDWORKING EMPLOYEEES who are being or had been mistreated and restricted from their legal rights. He has exceeded my expectations as a very satisfied client from having great customer service, being honest, having an amazing heart, and having a professional work demeanor. Bardia Aaron Akhavan Esq. is my angel, great role model and inspiration of becoming an Attorney like himself one day. I guarantee you 100% that once you hire Attorney Bardia Aaron Akhavan as your lawyer you will not regret it, and he will fight for you!! -Hector D. Alvarez
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Posted by Mayra | September 19, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent
Bardia was very helpful, he went above and beyond to make sure I got the help I needed. I would highly recommend.
Posted by Leni | July 20, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great experience!
This was my first legal experience so I was very anxious but Bardia was professional, informative and exceeded my expectations as a lawyer. He went above and beyond to keep me calm, grounded and educated throughout the whole process and was always available if I needed to speak to him. I highly recommend!
Posted by Olivia | July 19, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Above and beyond.
Through a painful and unpleasant action, Bardia's communication, knowledge, and professionalism made the entire process so much more comfortable and easy to move through. I am so thankful to have gotten the help from such an exceptional lawyer with a kind heart, it made a big difference to me to be heard and treated with care. Bardia and his team went above my expectations and have helped me close the door on my experience with the determination to move on. I would say anyone who needs help in this field should absolutely get ahold of Bardia, it will be the best thing you do for your present situation and your future.
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Posted by anonymous | July 15, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing
For my first time hiring a lawyer it was a little intimidating. Bardia was very calming and reassuring to speak to as well as being very professional. He instantly instilled trust with his calm demeanor. He also worked diligently to resolve matters. I would highly recommend him in the future.
Posted by Kaleigh | July 11, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Hear ye, hear ye - the good lawyer
Feeling like you need to bring lawyers in can be really uncomfortable. I had never worked with a lawyer before and was incredibly nervous, however Bardia was incredibly compassionate, calm, and informative even when I was freaked out. Bardia took time to ensure that my story was heard, to help me understand what his team could do, what he could not guarantee, and what potential outcomes could look like. He and his team were so reliable and would be sure to follow up every step of the way. Additionally, they took measures when things were settled to make sure that I was taken care of and protected. While I’m sorry I had to take action like this, I’m glad I went to Akhavan and Associates as they were incredibly professional and human - understanding. I am incredibly grateful for all of their hard work.
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Posted by Alyssa | May 21, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Fantastic Attorney !!
Bardia gave me high hopes in my case I felt like I was taken advantage of & things where not done professionally at my old job so I found him online gave him a call and just like that we opened a case and he helped me win within a few months if you need any assistance because you don't have a clue what you're doing I highly recommend you contacting akhavan & associates they've helped me with my case and I know they'll do anything to help you ! Outstanding job! Thank you, your hard work paid off I am very much appreciated !! Call now if you think you may have a case your situation matters to them. Akhavan & Accosiates !
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Posted by Michael | April 28, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Well versed in law
From A-Z, Mr. Akhavan was able to recite the necessary law I needed to know for me to make a well-informed decision on which actions to take. I always felt like I was in good hands.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Contingency 1%-50%
Payment methods
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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Education

  • Loyola Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2017
  • Univ of California at Los Angeles
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A

Associations

  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • California Lawyers Association: Labor & Employment Section
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • California Lawyers Association: Litigation Section
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • California Lawyers Association: Solo & Small Firm Section
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA)
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Korean

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2024
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
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Attorney endorsements

Received (10)
Given (3)
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Employment and labor Attorney | Apr 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Bardia is an aggressive attorney who will stop at nothing for his clients. He has a proven track record and puts all his skills to use to get wonderful results for his clients."
Employment and labor Attorney | Apr 20
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I highly recommend Mr. Bardia Akhavan to anyone facing issues with their employment. I have worked with him on several matters and am always impressed with his outside thinking and professionalism. If there's a way to succeed in holding an employer accountable for their wrongdoings, Mr. Akhavan will find it and will see to it that justice is achieved for his clients."
Employment and labor Attorney | Apr 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Bardia is an incredibly artful and strategic attorney who puts his clients in the best position to pursue their claims successfully. I am grateful to have met Bardia in law school and continue working with him on cases after law school. His clients are very lucky to be represented by him and are undoubtedly in great hands. He understands the law, and articulates his clients experiences and mistreatment in the workplace in a legally sound and full proof way. Bardia raised the bar for all attorneys."
Employment and labor Attorney | Apr 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Bardia is extremely well-versed in his field of law. He is personable and empathetic. But, importantly, he is assertive and aggressive where he needs to be. He is an excellent choice for advocate, lawyer, and counsel."
Employment and labor Attorney | Jan 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have worked with Bardia on a number of matters and have consulted with him whenever I needed another pair of eyes. I can honestly say that Bardia is brilliant, aggressive, hard-working and truly cares about his clients. He is someone you want on your team and I fully endorse him."
Discrimination Attorney | Dec 17
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've worked with Mr. Akhavan on a number of matters and he's always been on top of everything. He has and always will be a pleasure to work with."
Employment and labor Attorney | Dec 17
Relationship: Co-worker
"Working with Bardia has been an absolute pleasure. Bardia has always conducted his practice and professional relationships with compassion and integrity. He is not only very skilled but knowledgeable in employment law. In fact, I frequently consult with him about nuance and difficult legal issues. If you are looking for individualized representation and not your ordinary run of the mill operation, look no further. Bardia approaches each case methodically with a fearlessly calculated attitude to ensure maximum recovery. Bardia is devoted to his clients and takes the time to hear their story, fight their battle, and deliver justice. I highly recommend Bardia."
Employment and labor Attorney | Dec 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have had the pleasure of knowing Bardia on a personal and professional level, and can attest to his passion for his life’s work, unrivaled advocacy, and zealous devotion to those lucky enough to be called his clients. Bardia is personable and empathetic—understanding the importance of keeping clients comfortable, and fully-apprised of their rights during a stressful employee-employer dispute. However, his amicable nature is not to be mistaken for gentleness. Bardia is a witty, fierce negotiator, and unlike many attorneys (unfortunately), spends the time to deeply digest each of his clients’ cases. As counsel of an interstate company, I regularly consult with Bardia to ensure compliance with employment and labor regulations, in hopes that I can avoid a lawsuit from a high-caliber firm like Akhavan & Associates. He is a 1%’er in my book and I provide my highest recommendation to any prospective client or co-counsel considering Bardia and his team at Akhavan & Associates."
Employment and labor Attorney | Dec 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Akhavan is not only a dear friend of mine, but someone who I truly admire as an outstanding role model, professional, and advocate of the law, whose brilliance, tenacity, and leadership qualities help separate him from his contemporaries in the field of employment law. Bardia is the epitome of a “people person”, whose interpersonal skills help him excel in conveying his message to people from all walks of life, whether it be articulating his arguments in front of a judge, negotiating settlements with opposing counsel, or building rapport with prospective clients. As an employer and member of the State Bar of California, I frequently ask Bardia for advice regarding the potential impact of employment law in the workplace, and I am never ceased to be amazed at his keen insight, litigation strategies, and attentiveness to detail. It is my privilege and honor to provide my highest recommendation to any prospective client considering Bardia and his team at Akhavan & Associates."
Employment and labor Attorney | Dec 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Bardia Akhavan is everything you want in an attorney- professional, extremely intelligent, compassionate, incredibly responsive and all around a brilliant attorney. I’ve referred a number of clients to him, all of whom had favorable results. I highly recommend Mr. Akhavan for your legal needs."
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Encino Employment and labor Lawyer Bardia Aaron Akhavan
Bardia Aaron Akhavan
Employment and labor Attorney
Encino, CA
Licensed for 6 years
Free Consultation
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