Ani M. Akopyan
Ani M. Akopyan has been a member of Nemecek & Cole since November 2014.
Ani has extensive experience in all stages of labor and employment litigation. She has achieved favorable results in a broad spectrum of employment matters including wrongful termination claims, harassment claims, discrimination claims, retaliation claims, whistleblower claims, and wage & hour claims. She also has substantial professional liability defense experience and business litigation experience, having litigated matters involving contract disputes, trade secret disputes, and business torts. In recognition of her achievements, Ani was named to the list of Top 50 Up-and-Coming Women Attorneys in Southern California. Ani has also been named to the California Rising Stars list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in California for 2007-2017. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in California receive this honor. Ani has also been recognized as a Top Attorney by Pasadena Magazine for 2012-2015.
B.A. with Honors, University of California, Los Angeles, 2001
J.D. Southwestern Law School, 2004
All courts in California, United States District Court for the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California.
Honored as one of the Top 50 Up-and-Coming Women Attorneys in Southern California, 2015-2016
Honored as a Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Star from 2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2017
Honored as a Top Attorney by Pasadena Magazine from 2012-2015