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Shant N. Nashalian
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Los Angeles Attorney
Shant N. Nashalian

Phone: 213.624.8700


Languages: Armenian, English

Mr. Shant Nahabed Nashalian first joined the firm as a Summer Associate in 2017. Currently, Mr. Nashalian’s practice encompasses civil defense. Mr. Nashalian is experienced in various aspects of litigation, including conducting pre-lawsuit investigation, responding to complaints, preparing and responding to written discovery, attending depositions, and drafting successful dispositive and other pre-trial motions.

Mr. Nashalian earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from California State University, Northridge where he made the Dean’s list. As an undergraduate, he served as an intern for the Honorable Elizabeth Ann Lippitt, California Superior Court Judge. He then earned his Juris Doctor at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles during which time he made the dean’s list. As a law student, Mr. Nashalian served as the Editor in Chief of the Southwestern Journal of International Law. Prior to starting as a Summer Associate with the firm, Mr. Nashalian worked as an extern at the California Department of Transportation-Legal Division, where he gained experience in providing civil defense.

Mr. Nashalian is admitted to practice in the State of California and in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

When not working, Mr. Nashalian enjoys watching football, playing and watching basketball, working out, mountain biking, and playing the guitar and piano.

Position At L&W:

  • Associate Attorney

Practice Areas:

  • Construction Law
  • General Torts
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Toxic Substance Exposure Defense



  • Juris Doctor
  • Southwestern Law School
  • 2018


  • BA, Philosophy
  • California State University, Northridge
  • 2015

Bar Affiliations:

  • State Bar of California (2018); U.S. District Court, Central District of California (2018)


  • Shant N. Nashalian, A Critique of Perinçek v. Switzerland: Incorporating an International and Historical Context is the More Prudent Approach to Genocide Denial Cases, 24 J. Int’l L. 147 (2018).

Honor Societies:

  • Journal of International Law—Editor in Chief


  • Dean’s List; Witkin Award for Academic Excellence (Community Property; Constitutional Law II); Best Brief Writer (Negotiation Honors Program); Top 20%.


  • Wildman/Schumacher Scholarship; R. G. Van Schoonenberg Family Scholarship; Journal of Int’l Law Scholarship; Dean’s Merit Award

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Lynberg & Watkins, APC

1150 South Olive Street
Eighteenth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
United States

Law Firm Contact: Trevor Resurreccion

Tel: 213.624.8700

Fax: 213.892.2763



Member Since: 2019

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