Attorney

Arash Beral, Partner

310.255.6178 |   310.255.6278 |   Arash.Beral@ffslaw.com
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Arash Beral

Arash Beral is an equity partner and a member of the Litigation Department. Mr. Beral routinely represents clients across the country in sophisticated and high-stakes litigation matters, oftentimes of national and international significance.

From complex business and commercial matters to intellectual property, lending, partnership, corporate governance, shareholder, and real estate disputes

Mr. Beral counsels and represents clients in myriad disputes through and including trial and appeal. He has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout California, as well as in Delaware, Kansas, Nevada, New York, and Texas.

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

In 2019, Mr. Beral was nominated as one of 154 attorneys in Los Angeles as a “Leader in Law” by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

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)
U.S. District Court of the District of Kansas (admitted pro hac vice)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the District of Kansas (admitted pro hac vice)
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (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.

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