Shooka Dadashzadeh is an associate at Courtney Abrams, PC. Ms. Dadashzadeh has dedicated her practice to plaintiff-side employment law and works tirelessly on behalf of employees who have experienced misconduct at work, including representing employees in all aspects of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wage and hour cases.
Born and raised in Long Beach, California, Ms. Dadashzadeh graduated from the University of California Davis School of Law in 2017, where she was awarded the Public Interest and Pro Bono Certificates for her dedication to public interest work. During law school, Ms. Dadashzadeh volunteered at the UC Davis Workers’ Rights Clinic, helping employees navigate complex employment law matters. Ms. Dadashzadeh also served as a law clerk for the Orange County District Attorney’s office. Ms. Dadashzadeh earned her B.A., summa cum laude, in 2013 from the University of California, Irvine, where she studied political science.
After law school, Ms. Dadashzadeh served as a pro bono attorney for the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles at its Domestic Violence Clinic before dedicating her career to advocating for employees’ rights. Prior to joining Courtney Abrams, PC, Ms. Dadashzadeh worked at several plaintiff-side employment law firms in California. Ms. Dadashzadeh has been selected to Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List in 2022 and 2023 in employment litigation, an honor received by no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in California.