Attorney

Arash Beral, Partner

310.255.6178 |   310.255.6278 |   Arash.Beral@ffslaw.com
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Arash BeralArash Beral is a partner in our firm's Los Angeles office and a member of the Litigation Department. Mr. Beral routinely counsels clients in highly sophisticated, complex legal matters and disputes, oftentimes of national and international significance.

From business disputes to intellectual property and real estate litigation

He represents clients in business disputes (among competing businesses or between business owners); and commercial, intellectual property, and real estate litigation matters. He handles cases from inception (including emergency injunctive relief/TRO applications) through trial, appeals, and enforcement of judgments.

One of Mr. Beral's primary practice areas includes state and federal trade secret litigation, on which he has authored many articles and been interviewed several times by major legal media outlets.

When representing plaintiffs, Mr. Beral has helped recover millions of dollars in settlements or judgments on behalf of his clients. When representing defendants, he has aggressively defended his clients’ rights and has secured dismissals, complete defense victories, or favorable resolutions.

Mr. Beral is fluent in Farsi.

Honors

He has been included in the Southern California Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers Magazine from 2012 to 2019, an honor earned by only 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40.

While now a seasoned litigator, he was at the time of admission to the State Bar of California one of the youngest practicing lawyers in California.

Mr. Beral earned both his Bachelor of Arts degree and Juris Doctor degree in less than five years, graduating in the top 5% of his undergraduate class and in the top 10% of his law school class.

Attorney Education

EDUCATION

J.D., cum laude, Southwestern University School of Law
Class Rank: Top 10%
Dean’s List
Southwestern University Law Review
Alumni Scholarship Award, Dean’s Merit Scholarship and University Scholarship

B.A., summa cum laude, with College Honors, University of California Los Angeles
Class Rank: Top 5%

Attorney Admited to Practice

California
Nevada (admitted pro hac vice)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Courts for the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas (admitted pro hac vice)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada (admitted pro hac vice)

Representative Clients and Matters

As lead plaintiff’s attorney, prosecuted and obtained a judgment following trial on a real estate case involving highly coveted property in the Estates at the Oaks of Calabasas.

Successfully obtained a complete defense victory following a jury trial in the United States District Court for the Central District of California in a lawsuit alleging claims for violations of the California Uniform Trade Secrets Act as well as other business torts.

In a hotly contested dispute, obtained injunctive relief against Verizon on claims for unfair billing practices.

Successfully argued, as the lead Respondents’ attorney, before the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District (City of Inglewood, et al. v. Inglewood Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc., et al. (2013) 2013 Cal. App. Unpub. Lexis 3272).

Obtained temporary restraining order and/or injunctive relief in multiple actions in both Southern and Northern California against former employees who were alleged to have misappropriated employer trade secrets.

Obtained a preliminary injunction order in San Diego County prohibiting the marketing and sales of a client’s competitor’s products in an unfair competition, false advertising, and Lanham Act action.

Successfully defended a preliminary injunction motion in federal court in a misappropriation of trade secrets/unfair competition action.

Professional & Community Involvement

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Beverly Hills Bar Association

Beverly Hills Basketball League | Member of the Board of Directors

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