Jores Kharatian comes to Yarian & Associates, APC with extensive knowledge of the business and legal side of complex financial transactions. Mr. Kharatian represents both individual and corporate clients in all phases of complex litigation, including, arbitrations and mediations, and in the gamut of transactional matters. Mr. Kharatian also handles corporate law, real property and commercial litigation matters, including, title and liability insurance claim, defense and settlement; real estate fraud, equitable subrogation and quiet title actions; shareholder and partnership disputes, breach of fiduciary duty and derivative law suits and UCC and secured transactions structuring and documentation.
Prior to joining Yarian & Associates, APC Mr. Kharatian was an associate attorney at an esteemed boutique firm in Malibu, California where the firm served as General Counsel for some of the largest legal recruiting and online legal employment companies. While at Pepperdine Mr. Kharatian clerked for a large private equity company, a private financial institution as well clerked for the high-profile criminal defense and civil plaintiff firm Geragos & Geragos, APC in Los Angeles. Prior to entering law school, Mr. Kharatian was an analyst at Wells Fargo Advisors in Century City, where he worked on stock and bond valuations as well as market and portfolio analysis.
Mr. Kharatian received his Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University School of Law and his Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Business Law and a Minor in Economics from California State University, Northridge. While at Pepperdine University School of Law, Mr. Kharatian served as the Business Editor, Lead Articles Editor and Symposium Editor on the Journal of Business Entrepreneurship and the Law in which his article Secret Arbitration or Litigation?: An Analysis of the Delaware Arbitration Program, 6 J. Bus. Entrepreneurship & L. 411 was selected for publication. Mr. Kharatian was also a member of the Moot Court Board and Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity. Mr. Kharatian is admitted to practice before all California state courts.