Civil Litigation involves either the commencing of a lawsuit or defense of a lawsuit. Usually lawsuits are resolved prior to going to trial either through traditional negotiations or through Alternative Dispute Resolution, such as arbitration or mediation. The Law Offices of Anahita Sedaghatfar is experienced in both trial work and arbitration and mediation.
The Law Offices of Anahita Sedaghatfar provides a strong voice for companies facing business disputes. We represent the business interests of clients in legal claims against competitors, sub-contractors, suppliers, or customers. We handle business lawsuits involving Breach of Contract, Dissolution of Partnership, Fraud, and other Torts and partnership disputes.
Wrongful termination refers to the involuntary termination of an employee in violation of the law or an employment contract. For example, federal and state laws enumerate specific characteristics against which employers must not discriminate. Employment contracts often spell out reasons that an employee may and may not be fired. The Law Offices of Anahita Sedaghatfar represents employees who have been wrongfully terminated. We also represent employers against whom unmeritorious wrongful termination claims are brought.
It is unlawful for an employer to wrongfully terminate, discriminate or harass an employee because of that employee's race, sex, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, marital status, medical condition, age, or sexual orientation. The Law Offices of Anahita Sedaghatfar represents employees who have been discriminated against. We also represent employers against whom unmeritorious discrimination claims are brought.
Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination and includes, among other things, unwanted sexual advances, sexually degrading comments, and requests for sexual favors, where submission to or rejection of this conduct affects an individual’s employment. Sexual harassment includes harassment of a person who is the same sex as the harasser. The Law Offices of Anahita Sedaghatfar represents employees who have been sexually harassed. We also represent employers against whom unmeritorious sexual harassment claims are brought.
The Law Offices of Anahita Sedaghatfar represents individuals in the entertainment industry, including professional athletes, independent film makers, actors, film distribution companies, record labels and musicians. Our services include contract drafting, review and negotiation with respect to distribution deals, licensing agreements, endorsements, options, ghost writer agreements and first-look agreements.