Bijan Mohseni-Calderón, Esq. is an Associate Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm who represents clients in the areas of labor and employment and civil rights. Bijan works to defend the rights of victims of harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Bijan’s empathic approach to representation sets him apart from other similar attorneys, as he pursues justice and financial compensation on behalf of those who he represents.
Prior to joining the firm, Bijan was an associate attorney at two AmLaw 100 firms, Latham & Watkins and Lewis Brisbois. While at Latham, he helped represent civil rights organizations in impact constitutional litigation on a pro bono basis, including Equality California and seven transgender individuals challenging President Trump’s ban on transgender service members in the military. Bijan has also helped represent asylum seekers and victims of human trafficking obtain lawful status through U Visas and T Visas, assisted transgender and nonbinary individuals change their names and gender markers, and aided the rehabilitation of people convicted of low-level offenses by helping them overcome barriers to employment. He was awarded the Equality California Community Leadership Award and the Latham & Watkins Guardians of Justice Pro Bono Award.
Bijan earned his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. Bijan also studied Politics and Philosophy at the University of Oxford. His areas of research and scholarly interest include 2nd Amendment Jurisprudence & Policy, and Constitutional Law & Theory. While in law school Bijan worked for United States District Judge Josephine L. Staton of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and for Justice Brian M. Hoffstadt of the California Court of Appeal, Second District.
Bijan is an accomplished vocalist and has studied classical music for over 20 years. In 2010, He was awarded the Gold President’s Volunteer Service Award by President Barack Obama. Bijan is admitted to practice law in California, New York, and the District of Columbia.