Colin M. Jones, Esq.
Senior Partner and Senior Trial Attorney
Colin M. Jones, Esq. is a sharp, dynamic lawyer with a passion for the courtroom and is as invested in understanding his clients as he is the law. Wilshire Law Firm’s First Partner and Lead Trial Attorney, Colin holds an authentic and genuine desire to connect with people, endearing him to clients, judges, and juries alike.
Jon C. Teller, Esq.
Jon C. Teller, Esq., is a Senior Partner and an award-winning Senior Trial Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm. Going toe-to-toe with some of the largest insurance companies in the world, such as Allstate, Geico, Progressive, AAA, and State Farm, Jon has a proven track record of obtaining righteous verdicts of millions of dollars for his deserving clients.
Justin F. Marquez, Esq.
Justin F. Marquez is a Senior Partner of Employment Class Actions and Complex Litigation at Wilshire Law Firm. A steadfast advocate for consumers and employees in litigation, Justin specializes in wage and hour claims, consumer protection, data breach, whistleblowers actions concerning false claims and SEC matters, qui tam claims, and more.
John G. Yslas, Esq.
John G. Yslas is a Senior Partner with more than twenty-five years of experience in the Employment Class Actions and Complex Litigation Group who also handles select single plaintiff cases. John is an accomplished and highly skilled litigator with an established history of success in lengthy cases involving multiple parties and millions of dollars.
Tae-Yoon Kim, Esq.
Well-versed in all phases of the litigation process, Tae-Yoon Kim, Esq. is a proven attorney who brings nearly two decades of experience to Wilshire Law Firm. Deeply determined to stand up for those without a voice, Tae focuses his practice on protecting the rights of individuals against greedy corporations and insurance companies.
Daniel DeSantis, Esq.
Daniel DeSantis is a Partner and Senior Trial Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm where he represents injured victims in catastrophic personal injury cases while being a recognized leader in the Los Angeles legal community. In 2018, 2020, and 2021, Mr. DeSantis had the distinct honor of being nominated as the annual Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles Rising Star Recipient.
Johnny Ogata, Esq.
Johnny Ogata, Esq. is an senior attorney at Wilshire Law Firm who specializes in client relations. As the primary client intake attorney at Wilshire Law Firm, Johnny helps establish strong relationships between the firm and new or prospective clients that are built to last.
Jennifer P. Burkes, Esq.
Jennifer P. Burkes is a noted SuperLawyer and a seasoned Partner at Wilshire Law Firm with more than 30 years of experience specializing in catastrophic personal injury cases. She is known for securing substantial settlements and verdicts and has a proven record of achieving success for her clients.
Mary Lee Caruso, Esq.
Ms. Mary Caruso is a distinguished Partner at the Wilshire Law Firm with more than 24 years of experience in the field of Civil Litigation, specializing in personal injury cases.
Nicol Hajjar, Esq.
Nicol Hajjar, Esq. is a skilled litigation attorney who focuses on employment law at Wilshire Law Firm. An experienced employee advocate, Nicol focuses solely on representing clients in cases involving wage and hour claims, wrongful termination, workplace harassment (including sexual harassment), workplace discrimination, workplace retaliation, and Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) claims.
Ariella Perry, Esq.
Senior Attorney Ariella E. Perry is a passionate champion for the rights and interests of her plaintiffs. After serving as a defense lawyer for over a decade, she now leverages this experience to fight for her clients to secure the highest possible financial settlements. Ariella specializes in helping clients navigate a multitude of legal areas.
Gail Richardson, Esq.
Gail W. Richardson is an accomplished Senior Attorney with over twenty years of experience in personal injury litigation. Throughout her tenure, Gail has successfully represented clients in both federal and state courts with expertise in a broad range of legal matters, including motor vehicle accidents, premise and product liability, and catastrophic injuries.
Jonathan E. Meislin, Esq. M.B.A.
Jonathan E. Meislin, Esq. M.B.A. is an esteemed Senior Attorney with 17 years of legal expertise. Proficient in areas such as Personal Injury, Premises Liability, and Auto/Trucking cases, Jonathan received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona Eller College of Management, his master’s in business administration (MBA) from the University of San Diego Knauss School of Business, and his Law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. Guided by his philosophy of respect and advocacy, he remains dedicated to helping clients achieve their objectives.
Andrew Haling, Esq.
Andrew Haling is a Supervising Pre-Litigation Attorney who helps clients manage legal disputes and pursue out-of-court settlements. Andrew employs more than twelve years of legal experience in assisting clients with a multitude of case types: wrongful death, catastrophic injury, car and bike accidents, dog bites, product and premise liability, government claims, and more.
Hazel S. Chang, Esq.
Hazel S. Chang is a seasoned Trial Attorney with a diverse legal background and an impressive compensation record on behalf of her clients. Throughout Hazel’s unique legal career, she has engaged in the formulation of litigation strategies, extensive case management, and trial preparation. She brings her considerable knowledge and a keen eye for detail to every case.
Rita Mims is the Chief Operating Officer and leads the executive operations department at Wilshire Law Firm’s Los Angeles offices. Centrally responsible for the business activities of over 400 team members at the firm, Rita oversees the successful execution of the firm’s day-to-day business, ensuring that clients receive legal services that consistently exceed their expectations.
Sutton A. Shapiro, Esq.
Sutton Shapiro is a veteran Trial Attorney with over eleven years of experience as an attorney and seventeen years’ experience serving the Wilshire Law Firm. Sutton specializes in personal injury, employment law, and commercial litigation; however, due to his passionate desire to help innocent accident victims and their families, Sutton focuses on personal injury cases.
Shervin G. Ghanoongooi, Esq.
Shervin G. Ghanoongooi serves as a Supervising Pre-Litigation attorney helping clients pursue the financial compensation that they deserve. Shervin works with clients involved in catastrophic injury cases. He is fervently committed to helping those wronged by the negligence of corporations and others receive the care, compassion, and counsel they deserve.
Megan Koster, Esq.
Megan Koster is a Supervising Attorney with more than eleven years of experience working within a diverse range of practice areas including wrongful deaths, catastrophic injuries, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, slip and fall claims, government claims, and dog bites. Megan’s expertise and dedication to helping her team succeed are unmatched.
Alivia E. Abreu, Esq.
Alivia Abreu is a Supervising Attorney with two years of experience practicing as an attorney and seven years of experience in the legal field. She specializes in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death, especially catastrophic injury, traumatic brain injury, and traumatic spine injury cases. Alivia is a passionate advocate for her clients as she fights for justice.
Thiago Coelho, Esq.
Thiago M. Coelho, Esq. handles complex class and mass actions for Wilshire Law Firm. Well-versed in issues like consumer protection and data privacy, much of Thiago’s innovative legal work has been at the center of this developing area of law.
Robert P. Wargo, Esq.
Robert Wargo is a veteran Law and Motion Attorney who has been representing litigants for more than twenty-eight years. Robert is an expert in the areas of legal research and writing, appeals, personal injury, premises liability, and tort liability. He believes in the power of detailed preparation, and his dedication to representing his clients is shown in his many, varied successes in law.
Natasha D. Travis, Esq.
Natasha D. Travis is a Law and Motion Attorney with over two decades of experience practicing law. Natasha’s range of expertise includes motor vehicle accidents, personal injury, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and employment law. She displays an adept ability in her legal writing, seeing success in over 95% of the motions that she files or opposes.
Andrew Gassel, Esq.
Andrew Grassel, a skilled Law and Motion Attorney with over 5 years of experience in civil litigation. Andrew is a meticulous professional who provides excellent service to his clients by securing their rights and pursuing justice. He is an active member of various legal associations and takes pride in serving his community.
Brad Stuckey, Esq.
Brad Stuckey serves as a Senior Trial Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm and co-chairs the employment department. A seasoned attorney with over twenty-one years of service, Brad has experience in all aspects of employment litigation before federal and state courts and agencies, along with private arbitrators. This expansive work has led to proven results in his legal career.
Jesús Torres, Esq
Jesús Torres is a Senior Trial Attorney at the Wilshire Law Firm with over two decades of experience specializing in products liability, toxic torts, mass torts, catastrophic personal injury, and wrongful death cases. Jesús has a diverse legal background and has been involved in numerous high-profile cases. He employs his extensive legal background to zealously fight for his clients’ rights.
Wesley Shelton, Esq.
Senior Employment Attorney
Wesley Shelton, Esq., Senior Employment Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm, represents employees facing workplace harassment, discrimination, retaliation, breach of contract and more. Prior to joining Wilshire Law Firm, he worked for 12 years as an employment attorney at elite international law firms representing employers. Wesley has first-chair trial experience, and in 2022 obtained an award of nearly $1 million at trial for his client. He obtained his undergraduate degree from UCLA and his law degree from UC Davis.
Christina Le, Esq.
Christina Le is a Senior Attorney specializing in employment class action and complex litigation. With over seventeen years of legal experience working with individuals and businesses, Christina is a potent advocate for employees, having obtained numerous multimillion-dollar settlements on behalf of her clients.
Carlos Andres Perez, Esq.
Carlos Andres Perez, Esq. is an experienced Intake Attorney with 10 years of expertise in employment law litigation, championing the rights of workers facing workplace discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination. Carlos’ dedication to accountability, fluency in Spanish, and passion for helping others distinguish him in the legal community.
Clayton Lee, Esq.
Clayton Lee is an Associate Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm with over sixteen years of experience practicing law. Clayton specializes in representing clients in the areas of personal injury, elder abuse, habitability, medical malpractice, and toxic tort claims. An aggressive but professional litigator, Clayton uses an outside of the box approach to achieve the best possible results on behalf of his clients.
Rebecca Rojas, Esq.
Senior Associate Attorney
Rebecca Rojas is a Senior Associate Attorney who brings invaluable expertise and insight to the legal team. She demonstrates a strong understanding of the law and a consistent commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes. In her current role, Rebecca works closely with clients, helping them navigate complex legal issues and providing guidance with litigation.
Marcelis E. Morris, Esq.
Senior Associate Attorney
Marcelis E. Morris is a highly accomplished Senior Associate with 10 years of expertise in Personal Injury law. A graduate of Loyola Law School Los Angeles, Marcelis is renowned for securing significant settlements, including a $5 million bus v. pedestrian case. Outside the courtroom, Marcelis volunteers at his local church and enjoys quality time with his family, indulging in his passion for playing the guitar.
Josh Teller, Esq.
Josh Teller is an Associate Attorney who specializes in personal injury litigation, wrongful death, and product liability claims. Josh works diligently for his clients to advance towards mutual goals in securing financial settlements that they are owed. Mr. Teller is extremely thorough and dedicated to ensuring the best possible outcome for those he represents.
Jennifer Leinbach, Esq.
Jennifer Leinbach is an accomplished Associate Attorney specializing in class action litigation and appellate law. With over twelve years of experience, Jennifer helps individuals navigate complex class action lawsuits. Throughout her illustrious career, Jennifer has obtained landmark judgments and negotiated resolutions on behalf of thousands of individuals.
Lane Friedman, Esq.
Lane Friedman is an Associate Attorney renowned for his diverse legal background and unwavering commitment to justice. With extensive experience spanning Criminal Defense, Worker’s Compensation, and Personal Injury law, Lane’s expertise is a fusion of passion and dedication to the law.
Jeffrey Bils, Esq.
Jeffrey Bils is an accomplished Senior Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm who has practiced law for over nine years while fiercely advocating for his clients. Jeffrey practices in the legal areas of employment class and representative actions, as well as employment single-plaintiff actions. Jeffrey brings diligence and integrity to his advocacy to ensure that his clients receive justice.
Xena Mashburn, Esq.
Xena Mashburn is an Associate Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm who represents clients in personal injury litigation. With prior experience in trucking litigation, medical malpractice, premises liability, and sexual harassment cases, Xena is equipped to fight for clients’ rights in a multitude of areas. Her intense dedication to justice is proven in her impressive record of success.
Nathan Kingery, Esq.
Nathan Kingery is an Associate Attorney whose vast legal knowledge and litigation skills make him a key asset to Wilshire Law Firm’s employment department. Practicing law since 2016, Nathan focuses on employment law including wrongful termination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour law. Nathan fights for his clients to ensure that they receive justice.
Elizabeth Votra, Esq
Elizabeth Votra is an Associate Attorney who specializes in representing employees in cases involving workplace discrimination, workplace harassment, wage and hour, and Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims. Well-regarded by her peers, Elizabeth believes it is essential to enact change for those who experience unequal pay and unfair treatment inside the workplace.
Daniel J. Kramer, Esq.
Daniel J. Kramer is an Associate Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm representing clients in the areas of employment law, wage and hour class actions, and Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims. Daniel is a fierce advocate for wronged and mistreated employees, and he fights on their behalf to ensure that they receive their entitled financial compensation.
Ghazaleh Attaran, Esq.
Ghazaleh Attaran is an Associate Attorney with more than six years of experience representing clients in the areas of employment law, wrongful termination, and wage and hour cases. Ghazaleh has a passion for defending the rights of wrongfully terminated employees, and she places significance on establishing mutual trust and comfort in the attorney-client relationship.
Benjamin Haber, Esq.
Benjamin Haber, Esq. focuses his practice primarily on employment and class action litigation and qui tam “whistleblower” cases. He is passionate about giving a voice to individuals who have suffered at the hands of major companies.
Jesenia Martinez, Esq.
Jesenia Martinez is an Associate Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm whose legal specialization is in civil litigation and consumer class action lawsuits. With over five years of experience practicing law, Jesenia is a passionate advocate for her clients. She has demonstrated a unique ability to find successful ways to argue on behalf of her clients’ rights, and her method is proven.
Arsine Grigoryan, Esq.
Arsiné Grigoryan is an Associate Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm specializing in employment law, class action litigation, and PAGA claims. A passionate advocate for justice, Arsiné practices open communication with her clients in order to best pursue justice on their behalf. For over five years, Arsiné has consistently secured seven-figure settlements in a variety of industries.
Stephan Chichportich, Esq.
Stephan Chichportich is an Associate Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm who represents clients in the areas of catastrophic personal injury. Stephan fights for justice for his clients who have experienced extreme personal injury and seeks to help them by pursuing maximum financial compensation. With five years of experience, Stephan’s approach to litigation is proven.
Daniel Uzi Frydman, Esq.
Daniel Uzi Frydman is an Associate Attorney who is dedicated to serving clients and providing them with high-quality representation. Daniel has a deep understanding of the law, and he has demonstrated his successful methods, achieving numerous victories on behalf of his clients. Daniel works diligently to explore all options in litigation to ensure that justice is served.
Zachary D. Greenberg, Esq.
Zachary Greenberg is a fourth-year Associate Attorney who works exclusively in complex litigation of class and representative PAGA actions in both state and federal court. Zachary is well-versed in all aspects of class and PAGA litigation and utilizes a creative approach to obtaining results for class members and aggrieved employees.
Arrash Fattahi, Esq.
Arrash T. Fattahi is an Associate Attorney who specializes in labor and employment litigation, wage and hour class actions, and Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims. Approaching all his cases with a similar mindset, Arrash brings fierce advocacy and trusted advisory to all his clients’ legal needs. Regardless of the case, Arrash prioritizes building strong relationships with clients.
Aram Boyadjian, Esq.
Aram Boyadjian is an Associate Attorney who specializes in wage and hour class action cases, Private Attorneys General Act claims, and litigation. Aram has already assisted in litigating dozens of complex class action matters on behalf of clients. Aram displays a high level of attention to detail in all the cases that he works and ensures justice for all those he represents.
Elizabeth Macayan, Esq.
Elizabeth Macayan is an Associate Attorney with over seven years of experience working to represent clients in law and motion practice. Over her tenure, Elizabeth has worked diligently to become an expert in all procedural aspects of litigation, including drafting and arguing motions and presenting legal arguments to persuade courts to rule in her and her clients’ favor.
Jesse Chen, Esq.
Jesse Chen is an Associate Attorney who is an expert in the legal areas of data privacy litigation and class action consumer litigation. Jesse seeks to hold corporations accountable when private personal information is leaked due to carelessness and oversight. Jesse’s patience and attention to detail in the work he completes helps him to successfully represent his clients.
Ricardo Chavez, Esq.
Ricardo Chavez is an Associate Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm specializing in representing clients in personal injury litigation. He is a humble litigator who seeks justice on behalf of his clients as he works to represent them. Ricardo’s tenacity and dedication to advocacy is what separates him from other attorneys, and he leverages this determination to secure compensation that his clients deserve.
Grecia Toscano, Esq.
Grecia Toscano is an Associate Attorney who consistently advocates on behalf of clients with integrity and professionalism. Utilizing an empathic and compassionate approach, Grecia works to represent clients at the highest degree. Placing a high emphasis on the attorney-client relationship, Grecia ensures that clients are comfortable while she fights for justice for them.
Harry Erganyan, Esq.
Harry Erganyan is an accomplished Associate Attorney with a passion for legal integrity. Harry specializes in Complex Wage-and-Hour Class Actions and PAGA (Private Attorney General Act) Actions, delivering dedication and commitment to his clients and upholding the highest ethical standards.
Andrew Sandoval, Esq.
Andrew Sandoval is an Associate Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm. Andrew specializes in wage and hour class action cases, and he brings a meticulous eye for detail to every case that he works on. Andrew demonstrates a steadfast commitment to hearing and meeting the needs of clients and believes in advocating for the rights of workers who have been denied their due compensation.
Maxim Gorbunov, Esq.
Maxim Gorbunov, Esq., is an Associate Attorney with a focus on Labor and Employment litigation, Wage and Hour Class actions, and Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) cases. With nearly two years of experience, Maxim has already contributed to numerous class action settlement approvals. Admitted to practicing in multiple California districts, he believes in utilizing technology to enhance his legal practice. Outside of work, he enjoys biking, and hiking.
Beshoy Yakim, Esq.
As an experienced attorney with a background in Criminal Defense and Personal Injury, Beshoy Yakim fearlessly champions his clients’ causes at Wilshire Law Firm. From his time as a certified law clerk at Orange County Public Defender’s office to his fluency in Arabic, Beshoy is committed to serving diverse needs. His unwavering persistence, inspired by his attorney lineage, drives him to achieve just outcomes. Through his relentless pursuit of justice, Mr. Yakim leaves a positive impact on clients and the legal community.
Mariana Redd’s dedication, strong work ethic, and commitment to excellence continue to inspire those around her. As the Chief Financial Officer, she plays a pivotal role in leading her team and contributing to the growth and prosperity of her organization.
Bahareh Hadaegh, Esq.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Bahareh Hadaegh is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Wilshire Law Firm who has over fifteen years of experience working as a human resources leader, employee relations specialist, and employment attorney. Passionate about the workplaces she oversees, Bahareh is known for creating dynamic, engaged teams and driving productive and inclusive environments.
Cheyne M. Jackson
Cheyne M. Jackson is the seasoned Chief Marketing Officer at Wilshire Law Firm who is committed to developing and executing the firm’s vision and marketing strategy while driving business development initiatives. With over fourteen years of executive management and marketing experience, Cheyne brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Wilshire Law Firm.