Aya Z. Elalami joins the Firm after graduating at the top of her class from Loyola Law School where she received her Juris Doctorate degree in May of 2021. During law school, Ms. Elalami was active in the Youth Justice Education Clinic where she assisted in representing special education youth in due process and disciplinary hearings. Ms. Elalami’s zealous advocacy resulted in one youth receiving thousands of dollars worth of education services as well as attorney fees.

While in law school, Ms. Elalami worked for a full-service trust & estate firm where she researched legal issues and prepared legal memoranda in preparation for trial. Thereafter, Ms. Elalami interned at the major and sex crimes division at the District Attorney’s office where she worked on high-profile cases such as a homicide case involving a well-known Los Angeles rapper. Most recently, Ms. Elalami worked for a Plaintiffs’ personal injury firm where she worked directly with wildfire victims to file their claims and prepare for mediation.

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2021

  •    Dean’s Scholarship
  •    St. Thomas More Law Honor Society

University of California, Irvine,  cum laude, 2018

  •    Dean’s Honors List
  •    Upper Division Writing Award
  •    Exceptional Achievement in Field Study
  •    Dean’s Award for Excellence in Field Study
  •    Outstanding Contribution to the Community

Aya Z. Elalami's Representative Matters by Practice Area

Corporate & Partnership Disputes

  • In an action on promissory notes on behalf of investment banking clients, obtained a verdict for 100% of monies sought, all prejudgment interest at 10%, and client corporations were declared the prevailing party allowing the recovery of attorneys’ fees.  Defended claims by former employee against investment banking corporations for breach of contract and fraud in the inducement.

    FILED Statement of Decision dated 5-27-2022 (00722452)