Practice Areas

  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation

Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals of the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Idin Kashefipour
Associate
Phone: 949.612.9349
Office: Orange County

Idin Kashefipour is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group representing individual and institutional clients on matters including employment, real estate, and commercial disputes. He has extensive experience representing both Defendants and Plaintiffs in all aspects of civil litigation including pleadings, discovery, law and motion, trial and appeal. Mr. Kashefipour has served as first and second chair in several jury and bench trials as well as arbitrations. He draws on his broad experience to thoroughly investigate and prepare each case for successful resolution.

Prior to Mr. Kashefipour’s legal career, Idin was a middle school English and social studies teacher in Los Angeles. Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife Sahar and their two young kids.

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law
    J.D., 2011, Cum Laude, Thurston Society
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    M.Ed., 2008
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    B.A., Sociology, 2005, Cum Laude

Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco, Father Cuchulain Moriarty Award, 2015

  • Fluent in written and oral Spanish
  • Conversant in Persian (Farsi)
Representative Matters
Publications and Speaking Engagements

“Walk the Talk,” Bar Association of San Francisco, 2016. Planned and co-presented 10-part MCLE course for new and transitioning lawyers covering the litigation process from pleadings through trial.

“The Risks of Being A Host In the Sharing-Economy: A look at short-term rentals and the liability and public-policy problems they present,” Plaintiff Magazine (April 2015)

“First Circuit Affirms Dismissal of FCA Whistleblower Suit Against Takeda Pharmaceuticals,” Ropes & Gray Client Alert (December 11, 2013)

“New Rules on Equitable Tolling,” The Recorder (March 21, 2013)

Community Involvement

Teach For America, Corps Member, Los Angeles, CA (2005-2007)

Professional Experience