Seyoneh Sarkisian’s practice involves defending employers in individual and multi-plaintiff lawsuits against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. She defends employers in wage and hour class actions and representative lawsuits brought pursuant to California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). Ms. Sarkisian additionally assists employers with administrative complaints and investigations, including those involving the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Southwestern Law School
    • Dean’s List, 2018 and 2019
    • Staff, Law Review, 2019 – 2020
    • Executive Board Member, Law Review, 2020 – 2021
    • Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Awards Civil Procedure, 2018; Employment Law, 2020; Workers’ Compensation Law and Practice, 2020; Cal Bar Writing, 2021; Sales, 2021
    • Recipient, Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence: Criminal Law, 2018; Legal Analysis, Writing and Skills II, 2019; Big and Medium Law Firm Practice, 2021
    • Recipient, Appellate Advocacy Second Place Brief Writer, 2019
    • Recipient, Wildman/Schumacher Scholarship, 2018 – 2021
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • Dean’s Honor List, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Winter 2017

Practice Areas


J.D., magna cum laude, Southwestern Law School
B.A., cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles


  • 2021, California
    U.S. District Court, Central District of California


  • Armenian
    Farsi (Persian)
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