Maryam Shokrai is the principal and founder of Shokrai Law, and has been in practice as a California attorney for over twenty-five years. She is a former shareholder of a prominent Orange County law firm, and started her own practice in 2012, after serving as General Counsel of a large private education company. Ms. Shokrai represents clients in business, employment, and real estate matters, and supervises and consults on complex litigation and alternative resolution matters. Ms. Shokrai also acts as outside general counsel for small and medium-sized businesses that do not yet have the infrastructure in place to have an in-house legal department. Ms. Shokrai received her Juris Doctorate degree from the UCLA School of Law. She is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, the United States District Courts for the Central and Northern Districts of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She is a member of the State Bar of California and its Business Law, Labor & Employment, and Real Property Law sections. Ms. Shokrai has consistently been granted an AV Rating®, the highest available, through the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating system. Ms. Shokrai is fluent in Persian and French, and is conversant in Spanish.