Vahe Mesropyan

Associate | Los Angeles

Vahe is an associate in the litigation and arbitration team.

Vahe is an experienced litigator with a proven track record of navigating individuals and companies through high-stakes legal issues. Vahe regularly handles complex litigation before federal and state courts, arbitration tribunals, and regulatory agencies. He has also successfully resolved disputes in informal negotiations and private mediation when it is strategically beneficial to his clients.

Vahe has represented companies and individuals in a variety of civil and commercial disputes, including securities class actions, contract disputes, antitrust issues, employment disputes, and trade secret misappropriation. He also regularly advises companies on unfair competition issues in the employment context, including the enforceability of restrictive covenants, and assists companies to protect and recover their confidential and proprietary information.

Prior to joining Withers, Vahe practiced in leading international law firms and served as a judicial law clerk in the U.S. District for the Central District of California under the supervision of Hon. Patrick J. Walsh (Ret.).

Vahe received his J.D. from the University of California, Irvine School of Law. During law school, Vahe clerked for the Federal Trade Commission and the I.R.S. Office of Chief Counsel. He also received multiple awards for his grades in his courses, including in Antitrust, Antitrust and IP Rights and Federal Income Taxation.

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Admissions

Publications

California, 2015

Central District of California

Northern District of California

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Ninth Circuit Indicates Restrictive Covenants in Collaborative Business-to-Business Agreements Can Escape Per Se Liability,’ Lexology - September 2020, co-author

Three Years After FTC v. Actavis: The Evolving Landscape Surrounding Reverse Settlements,’ ABA YLD Antitrust Committee Newsletter - Fall 2016, co-author and ABTL-OC Report - July 2016, co-author

Education


Languages


  • English

Dates


Joined

2022

Los Angeles

10250 Constellation Boulevard,

Suite 1400,

CA 90067

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