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Ardeshir “Adi” Sarbaz, Esq.

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Ardeshir “Adi” Sarbaz, Esq.

Mr. Sarbaz is passionate about what he does and helping his clients. By working alongside a former prosecutor at a small boutique law firm for the last several years, he has amassed significant hands-on experience in the nuisances of law and litigation. Mr. Sarbaz has already jumped out to positive start early in his career by leading numerous clients to successful results. His entrepreneurial background and contacts have allowed him to build a solid client base. His practice is focused on real estate, business and securities.

Real Estate Transactions and Litigation

– Mr. Sarbaz’s real estate transactions practice includes all aspects of acquisitions, dispositions, financing and leasing of commercial and residential properties. He works closely with investors, developers, lenders, contractors, brokers and consultants in all stages of such transactions from initial planning to negotiating and closing escrow.
This hands on involvement in the day to day aspects of real estate lends itself well to Mr. Sarbaz’s real estate litigation practice. Some of the areas of his real estate litigation practice include defending brokers and agents against claims of negligence, representing owners and tenants in default, property disputes, construction defects, enforcing and defending mechanic liens, commission disputes, contractor and subcontractor liability, and issues related to breaches of commercial leases.

Prior to graduating from law school, Mr. Sarbaz started his real estate experience as a real estate broker, in which he has represented clients in the purchase, sale and leasing of multi-million dollar transactions in both commercial and residential properties.

Securities Law and Litigation

– Mr. Sarbaz securities litigation practice primarily focuses on representing investors who have lost money investing in stocks, options, auction rate securities or have been the victim of a fraudulent schemes in violation of SEC rule 10(b)5. Mr. Sarbaz assists these clients in recovering their losses from financial advisors and major brokerage firms such as Merrill Lynch, Charles Schwab, Wedbush Morgan, among others. In addition, his practice includes defending financial advisors against their former brokers and representing shareholders and partners involved in corporate disputes. His prior experience as a day trader during the tech boom in 1999 allows him to better understand the competing motivations of the various parties that are present in investment and securities litigation.

Education

  • U.S.C.– Marshall School of Business
  • U.S.D. Law School

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • American Bar Association