Abbas Kazerounian, a founding partner at Kazerouni Law Group, APC specializes in personal injury, consumer rights, and class actions. He has been recognized by his peers as a rising star in 2013, 2014, and 2015 and as a Super Lawyer since 2016 – a prestigious recognition given to only 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state. In 2020, 2021, and 2022 he was named to the SuperLawyers Top 50 in Orange County and SuperLawyers Top 100 in Southern California. He was also voted as a Rising Star by the San Diego Daily Transcript in 2012 and was listed on The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 in 2016 and 2017.
With over 3000 litigated consumer rights cases, Abbas is regarded as one of the preeminent consumer rights attorneys in Southern California. He has published over 650 opinions and successfully argued before the Ninth Circuit of Appeals on numerous occasions, including in the landmark case of Knutson v. Sirius XM Radio, No. 12-56120 (9th Cir. 2014). Currently, Abbas is litigating numerous cases in the Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal.
Abbas received his Bachelor of Arts in English literature & theatre and performance from the University of Plymouth, U.K. and his masters from the prestigious London Academy of Performing Arts. He then received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in San Diego, CA. Abbas is an adjunct professor of law at California Western School of Law where he teaches a three-credit course in consumer law. He also lectures nationwide on class action litigation and consumer law.
Abbas is licensed to practice law in CA, TX, IL, WA, DC, NY, MI, and CO. He is also licensed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the United States Supreme Court.