Meet Our Attorneys

 

about us

Thomas J. Weiss

Partner

Thomas J. Weiss is an Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated business litigator with over 40 years of trial experience in a broad range of business disputes, including litigation over real estate purchases, sales and brokerage, commercial sales transactions, secured and unsecured lending, partnerships, business fraud and deceit, RICO, attorney and accountant professional malpractice, unfair competition, insurance claims, and employment disputes. Mr. Weiss has extensive experience representing hospitals in Medicare and Medi-Cal federal and state financial audit proceedings. He was formerly a litigation partner with the Los Angeles office of the Chicago-based firm of Seyfarth Shaw and the New York based firm of Shea & Gould.

EDUCATION LICENSURE
University of Notre Dame, B.A.

University Of Chicago, PhD, Political Science

Harvard University School of Law, JD

State Bar of California

United States District Court Central District – California

United States District Court Northern District – California

United States District Court Southern District – California

Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals

Email: tweiss@weisslawla.com

 

about us

Shawn Zaman

Partner

Since childhood, Mr. Zaman’s unparalleled drive to be the best, his yearning for success, passion to achieve results, and his drive and superior work ethic coupled with his positive personality make him a star in the legal field. Mr. Zaman has litigation and trial experience in a broad range of business, employment, personal injury, real estate, commercial law, insurance litigation, and consumer protection disputes. Mr Zaman is admitted to practice law in California, New York and Washington as well as United States District Federal Courts.

A persuasive and successful trial lawyer and litigator, Mr. Zaman captures the respect of clients and jurors alike. Indeed after successful trials, jurors praised his “skills” and called him “a beast in the courtroom.” It is a truth that no matter where Mr. Zaman shows up, he is fully equipped to do battle. When Mr. Zaman takes on a case, his clients reap the benefit of his considerable knowledge in civil disputes, his intense personal investment and time in each case, as well as his ready sense of humor and ability to communicate succinctly with clients. Mr. Zaman is tenacious in investigating his clients’ cases and creative in his development of strategies carefully designed to protect their interest.

Mr. Zaman has a strong entrepreneurial spirit which makes him an invaluable asset as an attorney. He has been a successful real estate developer, investor, and business operator. His passion for life has afforded him the opportunity to have powerful clients and leaders in the community. He is involved in the lives of some of the world’s leaders in business, music, movies, and television and his charismatic personality creates avenues of success for his clients and himself. Prior to joining the firm, along with his business experience, Mr. Zaman had experience in the courtroom as well, working as a rule 38-d prosecutor at the Pima County attorney’s office prosecuting criminal matters in Tucson, Arizona as well as being immersed in Courtroom experience under the tutelage of Judge Bruce Cohen in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Mr. Zaman is a licensed real estate broker. Mr. Zaman has counseled real estate agents and other brokers on the contractual pitfalls leading to real estate litigation. Mr. Zaman is an attorney-broker who actively negotiates residential and commercial real estate transactions.

EDUCATION LICENSURE
University of Southern California, B.A.

University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, JD

State Bar of California

State Bar of Washington

State Bar of New York

United States District Court Central District of California

Real Estate Broker – California
Email: szaman@weisslawla.com

 

Karen Genova

Lead Paralegal

Karen Genova has been a paralegal and law firm administrator for over two decades and has extensive experience in litigation, appellate law practice, drafting of legal documents, law firm administration, assisting attorneys with trial preparation, among many other essential duties of the firm.

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Address: 16633 Ventura Blvd., Suite #510, Encino, CA 91436
Telephone: 818-290-3810      Facsimile: 818-290-3870