For nearly 25 years as a partner of Vakili & Leus, LLP, Sa’id Vakili has successfully handled numerous high-stakes cases that have involved multiple parties and venues, complex substantive and procedural issues, and voluminous data and document processing and analysis. He has litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout California, is admitted in multiple jurisdictions and has handled cases in numerous other states through cooperation and coordination with local law firms in those locations.
Over the years, Sa’id has successfully represented businesses and individuals in areas such as shareholder disputes (direct and derivative), business torts, partnership disputes, intellectual property litigation, and all forms of employment claims. He has also handled all varieties of injury tort claims including claims arising under maritime and aviation law. Working with and against some of the finest attorneys in the country, he has litigated hundreds of cases and has achieved results in the seven and eight figures, and successfully defended cases in equal and greater amounts.
Established in 1994, Vakili & Leus has earned a statewide reputation as a premier litigation boutique for its thorough and resourceful litigation. The Firm’s clients include, among others: non-profit organizations; private and public companies; C-suite executives in both public and private companies across a variety of industries; entertainers; professional athletes; authors; university academics; legal, accounting, and medical professionals. The Firm’s attorneys have over 200 years of combined litigation experience and collectively have tried over 70 cases in state and federal courts. In the appellate arena, the firm’s attorneys have extensive experience and have had cases heard in the both the Supreme Court of California as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.
Sa’id explains that many attorneys on his team left large firm practice in search of a better work-life balance. He adds, “We are able to provide big firm quality and product in an environment that allows our attorneys the flexibility they desire to lead balanced lives, which in turn boosts morale and overall productivity.” Vakili & Leus has attorneys admitted in seven states and supports clients in numerous jurisdictions throughout the United States as well as internationally. The Firm has also served as local counsel for out-of-state firms with state or federal actions venued in California.
Sa’id equates the hard work, dedication and success of his firm to the following quote by Mark Twain, “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”
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