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Mhare O. Mouradian

MHARE O. MOURADIAN

Partner — Los Angeles

EXPERIENCE

Mhare Mouradian is a Partner at Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley in the Business & Commercial Litigation and Corporate Transactions Groups in the firm's Los Angeles office.

Mr. Mouradian is an experienced business attorney representing clients ranging from start-up companies to Fortune 500 companies. He advises companies in a variety of industries, including Real Estate, Entertainment, Technology, Fashion, and Manufacturing, as well as individuals. Mr. Mouradian's clients include luxury commercial real estate companies, international and domestic technology, software, mobile app, and entertainment and media companies and clothing manufacturers.

Mr. Mouradian has litigated on behalf of clients in breach of contract, general business and commercial litigation, trade secrets, premises and products liability, employment, and other litigation matters. His transactional work includes forming companies, negotiating and drafting various business agreements, including manufacturing, sales, purchase, non-disclosure, employment, and other agreements.  Mr. Mouradian also advises companies regarding legal issues that come up in day-to-day business operations.

Mr. Mouradian frequently presents to business owners involving corporate and litigation matters. His presentations include speaking to business owners at the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, which included a program entitled “Small Businesses Thinking Big: Safeguarding Your Businesses from the Start.” Mr. Mouradian discussed the business entity options and answered questions regarding incorporating businesses. Mr. Mouradian also appeared on the popular CBS radio show “Money 101 with Bob McCormick” where he discussed how business owners could protect themselves from lawsuits.

Mr. Mouradian routinely volunteers and provides pro bono legal advice for the various legal clinics via the Los Angeles County Bar Association and other public organizations. His service also includes volunteering for the Compton Initiative, a nonprofit organization committed to bringing hope and restoration to that city through beautification projects, and also serving as “principal for a day” at Arleta High School in Van Nuys.

Selected by his peers as a 2018 “Southern California Super Lawyer,” Mhare is also rated as an “AV-Preeminent” attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a graduate of University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, (J.D., 2003) and the University of San Francisco (B.A., 1997).

EXPERIENCE

• Successfully obtained a trial decision in excess of $1 million in favor of national franchisor client in breach of contract case against its largest franchisee

• Successfully obtained a favorable jury verdict in a $21-million premises liability case in favor of high-end commercial property owner client against federal judge plaintiff

• Obtained summary judgment in favor of a prestigious Hollywood TV and film-studio in a defamation case

• Successfully obtained a defense verdict in a legal malpractice/employment law case where plaintiff demanded $1,000,000

• Alternative dispute resolution that has resulted in countless favorable settlements for his clients

• Obtained numerous favorable settlements for his business and individual clients

• Represented a computer technology company in a complex breach of contract dispute against a distributor

• Successfully formed corporations and limited liability companies

• Drafted and negotiated various key transactions documents

PUBLICATIONS

• “Contracts in Today’s Sharing Economy: Limitation of Liability Clauses Have Come A Long Way,” Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report, Summer 2016 issue

• Bitter Business Disputes, Four Practical Tips On Making A Successful Lost Profits Claim,” USLAW Magazine’s Spring/Summer 2015 issue

• “Lose The Evidence, Lose Your Case: Understanding And Avoiding Spoliation of Evidence,” (co-author) published in the FDCC Quarterly, Vol. 63 No.1, Fall 2012

• “Beware Of The Pitfalls Of Pre-Litigation Investigation and Reliance on the Attorney-Work Product Doctrine,” (co-author) published in USLAW’s Magazine’s Spring/Summer 2012 issue

• “Behind the Privacy Veil, What E-Discovery Are You Entitled To and Developing Useful Strategies When Faced With Propounding Discovery for Essential Electronic Communications,” IADC Committee Newsletter, Business Litigation, January 2012

• “In New Attorney’s We Trust: How to Make In-House Counsel Happy,” published in the Fall 2011 issue of Los Angeles Lawyer’s Guide for New Attorneys in California