0 Programs with Abbas Kazerounian
Abbas Kazerounian is one of the founding partners at Kazerouni Law Group, APC. Mr. Kazerounian’s areas of specialty are consumer rights and class actions.
In 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Abbas was selected by his peers as a Super Lawyers, a prestigious recognition given to only 2.5% of the attorneys in the state. He was also voted as a Rising Star by the San Diego Daily Transcript in 2012. Abbas was honored to be on the list of The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in 2016.
Abbas has litigated over 2000 individual consumer rights cases. Abbas is regarded as a one of the predominant consumer rights attorneys in Southern California. His depth of experience and knowledge in this practice area along with his trial skills, make Mr. Kazerounian one of the premiere advocates within this field of law. Abbas prides himself in being an innovator in the area consumer rights jurisprudence. Abbas has been responsible for over 250 published opinions. Recently he argued successfully before the Ninth Circuit of Appeals in the landmark case of Knutson v. Sirius XM Radio, No. 12-56120 (9th Cir. 2014). Abbas is currently litigating eight other cases in the Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal.
Abbas has been lead counsel in over 300 national class actions in the last 5 years. This includes class actions against some of the nation’s largest banks, credit card companies and other fortune 500 companies. Abbas has obtained over $200,000,000 for consumers nationwide in the last 18 months alone. Abbas is asked to litigate class actions for referring firms all around the country.
Abbas attended the University of Plymouth, U.K., where he received his bachelor of arts in English Literature & Theatre and Performance. He then received his masters from the prestigious London Academy of Performing Arts. Subsequently Mr. Kazerounian received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in San Diego, CA.
Abbas is an adjunct professor of law at California Western School of Law where he teaches a 3 credit course in consumer law. He also lectures nationwide on class action litigation and consumer law.
Abbas is licensed to practice law in CA, TX, IL, WA, DC, MI and CO. He is also licensed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as well the United States Supreme Court.