(323) 658 8077

Arash Homampour - Trial Lawyer

Location: Sherman Oaks

Phone: 323-658-8077 / 800-597-8543

Fax: 323-658-8477

Email: Click to email

Arash Homampour has obtained more than $440 million in settlements, verdicts and judgments for his clients.

He is a trial attorney who in the last five years alone has obtained many successful trial results (ranging from $2.5 million to $60 million) against Sunbeam Products, the State of California, Costco Stores, Farmers Insurance Exchange, Allstate Insurance, and Louisville Ladder in a wide array of cases involving dangerous roads, dangerous ladders, dangerous premises, and unlawful employment practices.

In 2016, he was named one of the Top 30 Plaintiff's attorneys in the State by the Daily Journal. 

In 2015, he has recovered verdicts of $16.3 million (motorcycle rider suffered a head injury), $5.6 million (wrongful death of 83 year old), $60 million (wrongful death of mother in fire started by a defective space heater),  $14.2 million (dangerous condition wrongful death case for lack of warning signs against Caltrans) and $14 million (bad faith claim against Allstate Insurance Co.).  

In 2010, he was named by the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) as its Trial Attorney of the Year. CAALA is the largest plaintiff attorney group in the country.

In 2007, he was named one of the Top 20 Attorneys Under the Age of 40 in the State of California by the Los Angeles Daily Journal. Every year since 2004, he has received nominations for Trial Attorney of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys of California and/or CAALA.

Since 2005, he has been designated a Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine and Law & Politics.

Since 2010, he has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers which is based on the lawyers who received the highest point totals in the Southern California nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

He has also successfully briefed and argued many appeals, including a recent California Supreme Court victory in Cortez v. Abich (2011) 51 Cal. 4th 285.

Arash frequently lectures throughout the state on all matters related to trial practice and has published many articles. You can find copies of those articles or videos of his presentations at www.caala.org or www.caoc.org

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment
  • Business

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1993

Education

  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - June, 1989
    • Major: Economics/Finance

Published Works

  • Preparing the Strategic (Organic) Discovery Plan , Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, 2005
  • Using PowerPoint During Trial , Consumer Attorneys of California - Forum Magazine, 2005
  • Juror Bias - What to Do , Consumer Attorneys of California - Forum Magazine, 2006
  • Anatomy of Trial Technology , Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles - Advocate Magazine, 2007
  • Using PowerPoint and other cool technology to make your case , Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles - Advocate Magazine, 2008
  • The Deposition and Cross-Exam of Defense Experts , Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles - Advocate Magazine, 2012

Representative Cases

Classes/Seminars

  • Discovery and Creating a Discovery Plan, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, September 1, 2004 - Present
  • Demonstrative Evidence, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , September 1, 2005 - Present
  • How Do You Do That? Trial Technology for the Trial Lawyer, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , May 1, 2005 - Present
  • Using Case Management Software Products, California Employment Lawyers Association, September 10, 2005 - Present
  • Trial Technology, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , September 1, 2005 - Present
  • Cross Examining Defense Experts, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , September 1, 2006 - Present
  • Premises Liability, Consumer Attorneys of California - California College of Trial Arts, November 1, 2006 - Present
  • Revenge of the Nerds; PowerPoint and CaseMap for the Technically Challenged, Consumer Attorneys of California - California College of Trial Arts, December 1, 2006 - Present
  • Advanced Trial Skills, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , September 1, 2007 - Present
  • Trial Lawyer Skills for the New Attorney, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, June 1, 2007 - Present
  • Cross Examining Defense Experts, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , October 15, 2007 - Present
  • Trial Skills, California Employment Lawyers Association , September 1, 2007 - Present
  • Framing the Case, California Employment Lawyers Association , June 1, 2007 - Present
  • Lawsuits Against Public Entities, Ventura County Bar Association , August 2, 2007 - Present
  • Discovery, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , September 1, 2008 - Present
  • Discovery in a Disability Discrimination Case, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Employment Section , May 1, 2008 - Present
  • Defeating Motions for Summary Judgment, Consumer Attorneys of California - California College of Trial Arts, November 1, 2008 - Present
  • Mock Trial - Defense Attorney Closing, California Employment Lawyers Association , September 20, 2009 - Present
  • Working with Experts on Economic Losses, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , September 1, 2009 - Present
  • Day in the Life Videos, California Applicants Attorneys Association , June 1, 2009 - Present
  • Wrongful Death Damages, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , September 1, 2010 - Present
  • Jury Selection, Consumer Attorneys of Inland Empire , November 1, 2010 - Present
  • Trial Lawyer Skills for the New Attorney, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , May 4, 2010 - Present
  • Trial Lawyer Skills, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , April 1, 2011 - April 8, 2011
  • Expert Depositions, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , September 1, 2011 - Present
  • Personal injury themes, concepts and tactics in employment cases, California Employment Lawyers Association , October 9, 2011 - Present
  • Trial Fundamentals 101 by the Masters - Creative Closing Arguments, Consumer Attorneys of California - California College of Trial Arts, November 1, 2011 - Present
  • Large Verdicts Against Sympathetic Defendants and Public Entities, Los Angeles County Bar Association Inn of Court, July 1, 2011 - Present
  • Selecting the Right Experts, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, September 1, 2012 - Present
  • Use of Electronic Evidence and Trial Technology, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, September 1, 2013 - Present
  • Young Lawyer Seminar, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, October 1, 2013
  • Diversity in Law, California Employment Lawyers Association, June 1, 2014
  • Trial Lawyer College - Voir Dire, California Employment Lawyers Association, June 2, 2014
  • Advanced Trial Skills - Closing Arguments, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , June 1, 2014
  • New Lawyers Seminar - Trials, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , October 1, 2014
  • Masters Series , Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , August 29, 2014
  • Cross Examination of Experts, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , April 22, 2015
  • Trial Academy - Closing Arguments in Employment Cases, Los Angeles County Bar Association, May 30, 2015
  • Voir Dire Demonstration, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , September 1, 2015
  • Trial Academy - Voir Dire, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles , May 3, 2015
  • Consumer Law Society - Case Study, Loyola Law School, November 5, 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Trial Lawyer of the Year (Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles), January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2010
  • Top 20 under 40 (Los Angeles Daily Journal), January 1, 2007 - December 31, 2007
  • Top 100 Super Lawyer in Southern California, January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Board of Governor
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Trial Lawyer Charities, Board of Director
  • American Association for Justice

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Director of Trial Lawyers Charities