Atoosa Esmaili

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F: (213) 613-0550


Education & Honors

New York University School of Law (J.D., 2014); Staff Editor, Journal of Law and Business; Community Economic Development Clinic, Spring 2013; New York Civil Liberties Clinic, Fall 2013; University of California Berkeley (B.S., Business Administration, Haas School of Business); B.A., Economics, 2009)



Law Clerk, Chief United States District Judge Lawrence O’Neill, Eastern District of California (2017-2019)


Bar Admissions

New York (2014); California (2015); United States District Court, Southern District of New York; United States District Court, Eastern District of New York; United States District Court, Northern District of California; United States District Court, Central District of California.



Associate, Liddle & Robinson, L.L.P., New York, NY (2014-2017); Law Clerk, Law Offices of Mark P. Zimmett, New York, NY (2012-2013); Intern, Community Development Venture Capital Alliance (CDVCA) (2012); Analyst, Cornerstone Research, Menlo Park, CA (2009-2011)



  • Represented over 90 current and former residents of mobilehome park against park owner and management for violations of Mobilehome Residency Law, Rent Stabilization Ordinance violations, fraud, breach of contract, and other claims
  • Represented attorney and law firm in potential SEC investigation involving proper disclosures for exempt securities offerings
  • Represented foreign exchange traders in contract dispute against global investment bank in district court for breach of International Swaps and Derivatives Association master agreements involving charging of fraudulent markups and delaying execution of trades to capture larger profit margins
  • Represented individual in Uniform Commercial Code litigation for replacement of lost, destroyed, or stolen securities and for wrongful registration of shares in federal court
  • Represented several clients at arbitration and mediation, including at EEOC, FINRA, JAMS, and AAA in various employment disputes, for breach of contract, compensation disputes, retaliation claims, and discrimination claims as well as in state and federal court
  • Represented client in a non-solicit and non-compete restrictive covenant litigation
  • Represented foreign bank on jurisdictional grounds in international commercial litigation