Overview

Siobhan C. Amin is an Associate in the Litigation Department.

Siobhan has substantial experience in civil litigation in both state and federal courts. Siobhan also has experience in real estate litigation, business and partnership disputes, and first amendment-related litigation. She has litigated cases on behalf of multinational corporations, small businesses, individuals, property owners and landlords. Siobhan takes an efficient and straightforward approach to each case with careful attention to detail, strategy and the ultimate needs of each client.

During law school, Siobhan served as an extern for the Honorable Justice H. Walter Croskey of the California Court of Appeal.

Siobhan has served as an intern in the appellate chambers of two UN-operated international criminal tribunals: the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in The Hague, Netherlands.

Siobhan is a volunteer for the Venice Citation Clinic, which assists homeless individuals with their defense to minor “quality of life” infractions they receive living on the streets of Los Angeles. In addition, she is active in the Iranian-American community, including her membership on the Board of the National Iranian American Council.

Representative Matters

Defeated case-dispositive summary judgment motion brought against multinational fast-food corporation.

Won multiple motions to expunge lis pendens with substantial attorneys’ fees awards.

Successfully defeated motion to amend judgment seeking to hold passive minority owners in LLC personally liable for $1.8 million judgment against LLC.

Successfully defeated Anti-SLAPP motion brought against national banking association and obtained a finding that the motion was frivolous. 

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of negligence, interference, defamation, breach of fiduciary duty and privacy claims brought by former president of nonprofit association against statewide professional association.

Briefed anti-SLAPP motions arising out of entertainment real estate dispute relating to development of a new film production facility.

Represented a global hospitality company in connection with a partnership dispute involving a leading hotel in Miami Beach. Claims ranged from contractual allegations to breaches of fiduciary duty. Client and other defendants prevailed on summary adjudication of numerous claims against them and ultimately reached a favorable settlement.

Successfully represented real estate development firm in arbitration proceeding involving claims relating to breach of purchase and sale agreement.

Affiliations

Community & Professional

National Iranian American Council, Board Member

Media

Publications

  • Comparative Analysis of Trade Secret Law in Practice in High-Tech Industrial Districts: A Link Between Trade Secret Protection, Knowledge Spillover, and Industrial Growth?
    2014

Education

J.D., University of Southern California, Gould School of Law

Staff Member, Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal

B.A., University of California at Los Angeles

Admissions

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