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  Parisa Saleki
Staff Counsel
Direct Dial: 213.615.7062
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Parisa Saleki is staff counsel in Freeman Mathis & Gary’s Los Angeles office. Ms. Saleki is a member of the California State Bar and is admitted to practice in California state courts as well as the United States Central District. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a major in Political Science and an emphasis on International Relations and Political Theory. Ms. Saleki then earned her Juris Doctor degree at Southwestern Law School.

In law school, Ms. Saleki was a board member of the Trial Advocacy Honors Program. Further, Ms. Saleki was honored to be a Southwestern Law School Writing Fellow, a Student Research Associate for Lexis Nexis, a Street Law Clinic Student-Teacher and Advocate, the Treasurer of the Middle Eastern Law Students Association, a Teen Court volunteer, and a member of the International Law club. She also co-founded and served as Vice President of the Persian Law Students Association. Off campus, Ms. Saleki externed for the District Attorney’s Office in the Hardcore Gang Unit and clerked at a local civil litigation defense firm.

After law school, Ms. Saleki was selected to serve as a Fellow for a prestigious litigation fellowship through the Los Angeles division of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Through the fellowship, she garnered experience working for some of the best defense and plaintiff’s firms in Southern California. The fellowship included a clerkship with the Honorable William D. Stewart of the Los Angeles Superior Court.

After passing the bar, Ms. Saleki worked at a local civil defense firm where she was involved in business transactions, public entity and public utility defense litigation, tort and premise liability cases, and other matters involving general civil litigation and pre-litigation.

In her free time, Ms. Saleki coaches winning trial teams for Southwestern Law School’s Trial Advocacy Honors Program. She also volunteers with pro bono clinics for the underserved community of Los Angeles and is an avid music enthusiast who is trained in classical piano.

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