Mr. Karim's practice is almost exclusively dedicated to litigation. Mr. Karim represents clients in various employment law matters ranging from counseling to litigation in court to representation before administragive agencies. Mr. Karim was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2017, 2019, and 2020, an honor reserved for lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Southern California received this distinction in 2017, 2019, and 2020.

Prior Cases

  • Represented numerous small- and medium-sized businesses in breach of contract disputes

  • Litigated civil rights and proposed class action lawsuits against airlines, automakers, food manufacturers, governments, grocery stores, and technology companies

  • Defended health care firm in complex consolidated insurance action

  • Defended numerous small- and medium-sized businesses in wrongful termination actions

  • Represented businesses in copyright and trademark/service mark infringement matters


Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California

  • United States District Court, Central District of California

  • United States District Court, Northern District of California

  • State Bar of Minnesota

  • District of Columbia Bar

 
Memberships & Associations​

  • Past Member, Board of Directors of California Young Lawyers Association

  • Past Member, Board of Directors of Southwestern Law School Nickel Club

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

  • Orange County Bar Association

  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society

 
Education

  • Juris Doctor - Southwestern Law School

  • Master of Business Administration - Claremont Colleges

  • Master of Arts - California State University, Long Beach

  • Bachelor of Arts - California State University, Fullerton

 
Selected Publications

  • Shafiel A. Karim, "Clear and Conspicuous" Disclosures Between Celebrity Endorsers and Advertisers on Social Media Websites, 25 Competition, J. Antitrust, UCL & Privacy Sec. of Stat. Bar of Cal. 2 (Fall 2016) at 172.

  • Shafiel A. Karim, A Survey of the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2011, 17 Nat. Prod. Ind. Ins. 7 (Jun., 2012) at 44.

  • Shafiel A. Karim, ISO Standards in a GMP Environment, 15 Nat. Prod. Ind. Ins. 7 (Jun. 2010) at 44.

 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our offices are closed until at least June 10, 2020.

 

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