Shams W. Naimi, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Shams W. Naimi, Esq. is a versatile litigator at Wilshire Law Firm. He specializes in litigating employment law cases through all stages up to trial. With over five years of experience, Shams has litigated hundreds of cases including wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, and Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) claims.

Before serving as a litigator, Shams spent over two years conducting neutral workplace investigations for public agencies and private entities. He also served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Judge Cynthia Bashant at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and as a Research Associate for Professor Ted Sichelman at the University of San Diego School of Law.

Shams earned his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he was a member of the esteemed San Diego Law Review and the Employment and Labor Law Society. He completed his B.A. at the University of California, Santa Barbara studying international politics.

As a dedicated professional, Shams has been a member of The Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) for years, demonstrating his commitment to staying connected with the legal community and updated on legal developments.

Inspired by his desire to help people, Shams became a Plaintiff’s attorney due to the seamless fit with his skillset, personality, and passion. He has won millions of dollars for hundreds of victimized employees and their families from greedy corporations that violated the law. His approach to lawyering is guided by principles of understanding, respect, relentlessness, and diligence.

“The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence.”

– Abraham Lincoln

Outside of the legal realm, Shams enjoys spending time with his family and friends, staying active with fitness, and bonding with his Australian Shepherd named Grizzly. He is passionate about politics, nature, sports, and adventure.