Leila Nourani is a Principal in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Ms. Nourani’s practice focuses on the defense of employment claims including harassment, discrimination (age, gender, national origin, sexual orientation), retaliation, equal pay and wage and hour. She also has significant expertise in the defense and prosecution of claims of defamation, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, violations of California Business and Professions Code Sections 17200, intentional and negligence interference with contract and prospective economic advantage, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and CFAA violations. Ms. Nourani has represented clients before the California Supreme Court in cases that resulted in published opinions in Cummins v. Superior Court and Quarry v. Doe 1.
Ms. Nourani has 23 years of experience litigating a broad range of cases in both state and federal courts. She is experienced in all phases of litigation and has prosecuted, defended and managed small to complex multi-party cases, including qui tam, representative, and class actions. Ms. Nourani has jury and bench trial expertise as well as expertise in domestic and international arbitrations. She has also mediated hundreds of cases and served as a Volunteer Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediator for the Los Angeles County Bar.
Ms. Nourani’s clients range from small to large U.S. and foreign businesses including health care entities, schools, religious organizations, shipping companies, contractors, and manufacturers, suppliers and dealers in numerous industries including medical, toy, automotive, industrial, construction, and agriculture.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Leila Nourani