Vanuhi (Vannie) Karapetian is an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office and is a member of the firm’s complex commercial litigation and disputes practice group. She has experience in matters involving labor and employment, intellectual property, construction litigation, and environmental disputes including Proposition 65. Vannie has participated in many components of civil litigation, such as authoring pleadings and motions, drafting and reviewing discovery, advising clients, and facilitating settlement negotiations.
Vannie is also committed to public service, and is actively involved in pro bono matters. Her work includes representing victims of human trafficking in litigation against their abusers and representing individuals who have been fraudulently induced into contracts with costly demands.
Vannie served as a summer associate at the firm in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Manuel L. Real of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
In law school, Vannie participated in the Hale Moot Court Honors Program and later served as an editor for the program. She also participated in the school’s national moot court team and the Thurgood Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C.
- Member of Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
- Speaker, Association of Corporate Counsel, Southern California Chapter, Important Decisions Impacting Corporations from the Supreme Court’s Last Term (2019)