Payvand Abghari

Associate

“I work with employers to protect their hard-earned successes and not let the threat of litigation shift their focus from growing their business.”

Payvand Abghari

Associate

4695 MacArthur Court, Suite 350, Newport Beach, CA 92660
T: 949.975.8200 F: 949.975.8210


An associate in Archer Norris’s rapidly growing Newport Beach office, Payvand Abghari focuses her practice on insurance litigation, construction defect, probate and trust administration, and personal injury claims.

Guiding Clients through Litigation

With experience on both sides of the litigation practice, Payvand draws upon her diverse background to practice law with a unique personalized approach to client representation. She has extensive experience in handling all aspects of litigation claims from initial case evaluation, pre-filing preparation, discovery, law and motion, settlement negotiations, all the way through trial preparation. She believes the key element of quality legal representation is maintaining a thorough understanding of each client’s needs and goals. Whether providing counsel to business entities or individual clients, Payvand is a reliable advisor offering practical and clear solutions towards the resolution of complex issues.

Before Archer Norris

Prior to joining Archer Norris, Payvand spent two years at Kabateck Brown Keller LLP, where she litigated numerous high-profile consumer and employment class action, mass tort, insurance litigation, and personal injury claims as plaintiff’s counsel. Payvand also has a strong foundation in corporate regulatory compliance. She spent three years working in the in-house regulatory compliance and legal departments of the nation's leading mortgage companies, where she conducted legislative research and collaborated with various federal and state agencies to ensure compliance with current law. While in law school, Payvand gained experience as a judicial extern to the Honorable Fumiko H. Wasserman for the Appellate Division of the Los Angeles Superior Court.

“Federal Pre-emption and General Drug Labeling” | Los Angeles Daily Journal | 02.02.11

Overview

An associate in Archer Norris’s rapidly growing Newport Beach office, Payvand Abghari focuses her practice on insurance litigation, construction defect, probate and trust administration, and personal injury claims.

Guiding Clients through Litigation

With experience on both sides of the litigation practice, Payvand draws upon her diverse background to practice law with a unique personalized approach to client representation. She has extensive experience in handling all aspects of litigation claims from initial case evaluation, pre-filing preparation, discovery, law and motion, settlement negotiations, all the way through trial preparation. She believes the key element of quality legal representation is maintaining a thorough understanding of each client’s needs and goals. Whether providing counsel to business entities or individual clients, Payvand is a reliable advisor offering practical and clear solutions towards the resolution of complex issues.

Before Archer Norris

Prior to joining Archer Norris, Payvand spent two years at Kabateck Brown Keller LLP, where she litigated numerous high-profile consumer and employment class action, mass tort, insurance litigation, and personal injury claims as plaintiff’s counsel. Payvand also has a strong foundation in corporate regulatory compliance. She spent three years working in the in-house regulatory compliance and legal departments of the nation's leading mortgage companies, where she conducted legislative research and collaborated with various federal and state agencies to ensure compliance with current law. While in law school, Payvand gained experience as a judicial extern to the Honorable Fumiko H. Wasserman for the Appellate Division of the Los Angeles Superior Court.

News & Publications

“Federal Pre-emption and General Drug Labeling” | Los Angeles Daily Journal | 02.02.11


Education

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., 2010

  • Loyola Law Review, Production Editor

University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2004

  • Pi Sigma Alpha

Admission

  • State Bar of California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Languages

  • Persian
  • Spanish

Memberships

  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Iranian American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association