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9.0Sa'id Vakili


Columbia University

Pace University

Sa’id Vakili

Sa’id Vakili


For nearly 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. 

His clients include, among others, C-suite executives in both public and private companies across a variety of industries, entertainers, authors, law school and other university academics and legal, accounting, and medical professionals.

Mr. Vakili has achieved AV Preeminent™ rating with Martindale-Hubbell®, which is a nationally-recognized acknowledgment of his accomplishments and skills as an attorney and is the highest possible rating offered.


Touro Law School (J.D. - 1992)

Columbia University (M.A. - 1989)

Pace University (B.A. - 1986)

Bar Admissions


New York

New Jersey

Washington, D.C.


Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal District

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

U.S. District Court (New Jersey)

U.S. District Court (Northern California)

U.S. District Court (Central California)

U.S. District Court (Eastern California)

U.S. District Court (Southern California)

Published Opinions

Hagberg v. California Federal Bank, FSB (2004) 32 Cal.4th 350

DeLuca v. State Fish Co., Inc. (2013) 217 Cal.App.4th 671

Significant Cases

Mohamed v. Soliman, 2015 Cal.App. Unpub. LEXIS 5683

In re Marriage of Howard, 2017 Cal.App. Unpub. LEXIS 4226

Mohamed v. Soliman, 2019 Cal.App. Unpub. LEXIS 1204

Affiliations / Interests

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Pacific Council on International Policy

Litigation Section of the State Bar of California

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)

California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)

Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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