Shawn Khorrami was born in Tehran, Iran. At the age of 10 he immigrated to the United States fleeing the Iranian revolution of 1979. He grew up attending school in Los Angeles. For his post-secondary education, Shawn attended UCLA, one of the top universities in the country, obtaining three degrees: Mathematics, Economics, and Computer Science. Shawn then obtained his post graduate degree in law from Pepperdine University School of Law.
Shawn began his professional career as a lawyer, starting his law firm as a solo practice just two months after passing the bar exam, and growing it into one of the largest plaintiffs only practices in the country. During that time, he obtained $1 billion in verdicts and settlements for clients across the country.
Shawn has had immense success handling a broad range of complex litigation including, but not limited to, consumer fraud, pharmaceuticals, natural disasters, toxic torts, wage and hour and consumer class actions, product liability, civil rights, and catastrophic personal injury. His individual and class cases are often against some of the country’s largest corporations, and may involve classes covering millions of class members throughout the country.
As an entrepreneur, Shawn has started and invested in multiple businesses in a variety of industries, from real estate management, to restaurants, to professional services, and even an online newspaper. Based on his business expertise, particularly in corporate development, marketing, and management, he has also been retained as a consultant for a variety of businesses from law firms to tech companies.
Shawn has been featured in the largest media outlets in the country, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and other major daily newspapers, national magazines, and network affiliate news stations around the country