STEPHAN H. ANDRANIAN is an associate with the firm. Mr. Andranian opened and ran his own law practice prior to joining the firm, where he represented business and property owners. He also has extensive experience in handling sensitive public relations matters. Mr. Andranian worked as a political advisor and staffer prior to running the Government Affairs Department of a national membership organization. While acting in this position, Mr. Andranian worked with government agencies on the Federal and State level to adopt regulations that benefited industry and consumers and sponsored legislation to do the same. In addition, he has testified before the United States Congress and before several state legislatures in support of public access and private property rights.

Education: Mr. Andranian received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from the University of California at Davis (B.A., 1993) and Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois (J.D., 1996).

Practice: Mr. Andranian is admitted to practice before all courts of the State of California, and the United States District Court for the Central District of California (2002).