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Sara Khorasani is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Phillips, Spallas & Angstadt. She represents individuals and entities in a broad range of disputes, including real property, landlord-tenant, personal injury, and premises liability.

Ms. Khorasani graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Theater and a minor in Cinema. Ms. Khorasani received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, which she attended on an academic scholarship. During law school, Ms. Khorasani served as an editor of the Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal. Ms. Khorasani was the President of the Association for Communications, Sports and Entertainment Law and the Vice President of the Hastings Food and Wine Law Society. Ms. Khorasani was a part of the UC Hastings Mediation Clinic, working as a mediator for the San Francisco Superior Court Small Claims division. While in law school, Ms. Khorasani was a legal intern on several independent films in the Bay Area, and worked in business and legal affairs at Twentieth Century Fox.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Khorasani worked at a boutique litigation firm where she represented individuals and entities in a variety of commercial, real estate, and employment disputes.

Ms. Khorasani is a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. During law school, Ms. Khorasani served as a College Ambassador, and in continues to volunteer as a mentor for incoming law students and recent graduates. She speaks fluent Farsi and conversational French. Ms. Khorasani is admitted to practice in all California state courts.


Honors

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Entertainment Law, 2019
  • Symposium Editor, Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, 2018-2019
  • Provost Scholarship, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2016-2019
  • Cum Laude, University of Southern California, 2011
  • Dean’s list, University of Southern California 2008-2011

Publications

Harvey of Hollywood: The Face that Launched a Thousand Stories, 41 Hastings Comm. & Ent. L.J. 103 (2019).

Published Legal Opinions
Bouarich v. Comerica Management Co., Inc., 2021 WL 1782995