Senior counsel in WSHB’s Northern California office, Bahareh Habibi litigates major cases for corporations and public entities in claims involving construction defect, catastrophic injury and employment practices. She defends individuals, businesses and public entities in allegations of negligence, wrongful death and premises liability. Her work also includes defending employers in the full spectrum of employment matters, including discrimination, retaliation, FEHA, and wrongful discharge claims. She provides valuable advice and counsel to her clients as it relates to disciplinary action, policy development, employment investigations, and onboarding and offboarding of employees.

Always looking to give back, Bahareh has previously served as a fundraiser/treasurer for the Iranian American Bar Association Orange County Chapter and as a student director while attending law school. She also served as the Lt. Governor of Diversity for the American Bar Association Law Student Division, 9th Circuit. Prior to embarking upon a career in law, Bahareh worked as a chemist in an environmental science lab.



  • Whittier Law School (J.D., 2010)
  • Portland State University (B.S., 2006)

Licensed to Practice in

  • California


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