Kaveh Navab is a Los Angeles native who earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), and later received a J.D./M.E.L.P. degree from Vermont Law School. While in law school Mr. Navab represented his school in the prestigious Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and was a Teaching Assistant for the Advanced Appellate Advocacy course. Mr. Navab is Of-Counsel to V. James DeSimone Law.
Overview of Experience
Since law school Mr. Navab, has focused his work on in the practice fields of both civil rights and employment law. His civil rights work focuses largely on police brutality and other related claim while his work in employment law has centered on cases of wrongful termination and unlawful employment practices.
In the area of civil rights, Mr. Navab has successfully worked on and litigated dozens of cases involving police brutality and achieved significant verdicts for his clients including a case that resulted in an $8.8-million verdict for excessive force against the Culver City Police Department. Mr. Navab experience in the civil rights litigation has allowed him to work on several high profile cases over the years involving serious injury or death. Mr. Navab’s civil rights cases have been featured in the Los Angeles Times and other publications over the years.
In addition to civil rights, Mr. Navab has extensive experience in employment law, recently being named a Super Lawyer “Rising Star” in the field of Employment & Labor law in 2017. In 2016, along with V. James DeSimone, Mr. Navab achieved a $7.4 million verdict against a Tech. Co for the wrongful termination of an employee who was the victim of workplace violence.
Mr. Navab is known for his zealous advocacy and negotiating skills, and often takes on cases against large companies and public entities. Mr. Navab is committed to achieving justice for clients who have been harmed by discrimination, harassment, and excessive force.
JD/MELP Vermont Law School
California State Courts
Central District of California
Eastern District of California