Overview

Vahe Mesropyan represents and advises clients in a range of employment law matters with a focus on unfair competition and trade secret issues, as well as class action and PAGA litigation.

Vahe started his career as an antitrust attorney at an international law firm, where he gained skills that make him particularly well-equipped to effectively advise his clients in unfair competition issues in the employment context, including the enforceability of restrictive covenants. Vahe also assists companies to protect and recover their confidential and propriety information.

In addition, Vahe has a robust class and representative action practice and routinely defends employers in wage and hour class actions, PAGA, and other representative actions. He also has experience handling cases involving discrimination, harassment, executive compensation issues, and contract disputes.

Vahe served as a judicial law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California under the supervision of the Hon. Patrick J. Walsh (Ret.). During law school, Vahe clerked for the Federal Trade Commission and the I.R.S. Office of Chief Counsel. He also received multiple awards for his grades in his courses, including in Antitrust, and Antitrust and IP Rights.

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Irvine School of Law, 2015
  • B.A., University of California, Irvine, 2011

Languages

  • Armenian

Bar Admission

California

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California