Keian Vahedy is a trial attorney and experienced litigator at Ellis George Cipollone O’Brien Annaguey LLP, where he focuses on representing individuals and businesses in high stakes commercial litigation, business and employment disputes, and general liability matters. He has represented clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies related to commercial contract disputes, unfair business practices, employment violations, developer and owner liability, products liability, catastrophic injury and wrongful death matters.
Keian is experienced in every aspect of the litigation process from case evaluation through trial. He has taken and defended hundreds of depositions, mediated scores of cases, and has extensively argued various case facts, precedents, and legal nuances to obtain early dismissals and no-fault judgments in state and federal court. Each of the aforementioned have fostered a deep appreciation for his role as a counselor and advocate for his clients, as Keian enjoys handling complex cases involving substantial risk and exposure.
Prior to joining the firm, Keian gained valuable litigation experience working at nationally recognized firms where he represented consumers and businesses in various commercial and employment disputes, as well as catastrophic injury matters involving traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries. He has obtained multi-million-dollar settlements and judgments on behalf of his clients and is committed to being a fierce advocate and practical problem solver.
Keian completed his undergraduate studies and graduated magna cum laude from Chapman University. He received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles. While at Loyola, Keian served on the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review journal and Scott Moot Court Honors Board. Two of Keian’s most rewarding work experiences during law school were his judicial externships serving both the Honorable Ronald S.W. Lew at the Central District Court of California and the Honorable Luis A. Lavin at the Second District California Court of Appeal. In his spare time, Keian volunteered at the Learning Rights Center in downtown Los Angeles, where he helped children with learning disabilities obtain proper accommodations and equal treatment in their respective schools. Keian is licensed to practice in the state of California.
- Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, J.D.
Activities: International and Comparative Law Review, Scott Moot Court Honors Board
- Chapman University, B.A., magna cum laude
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
- Selected to the Southern California Rising Stars list, 2022
- Included in the 2022 and 2023 editions of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™