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Nima H. Mohebbi, a complex commercial trial lawyer, represents clients in a variety of high-stakes matters, including the prosecution and defense of large-scale disputes involving billions of dollars in controversy.
Mr. Mohebbi has helped clients secure successful results at all stages of federal and state court litigation, including in several highly publicized jury trials and appeals.
Mr. Mohebbi also regularly represents clients in both the entertainment/sports and technology spaces, with a particular focus on blockchain and digital assets, artificial intelligence, and visual effects (VFX), as well as the growing intersection between entertainment content development and technology. Of note, Mr. Mohebbi is a go-to advisor for clients in the burgeoning Web3 space, including DAOs, high-volume funds, exchanges, and prominent NFT organizations. Mr. Mohebbi has also successfully represented entertainment and technology clients in high-profile publicity and defamation matters.
Mr. Mohebbi also regularly represents professional accounting firms, including in matters before the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the US Department of Justice (DOJ).
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Mohebbi served as a judicial law clerk to Judge Jerome A. Holmes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and Judge Robert C. Chambers of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.
Mr. Mohebbi is also active in pro bono and community impact litigation, including before the US Supreme Court. Of note, he led a high-profile criminal appeal regarding the legality of applying common police interrogation tactics under Miranda v. Arizona to children, which prompted sea-change legislative changes mandating the provision of counsel for minor children in custodial interrogation settings. Mr. Mohebbi was interviewed by The Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, and CBS, among other media outlets, for his work on the matter.
Mr. Mohebbi’s legal scholarship has been featured in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, the Licensing Journal, the Federal Courts Law Review, the Tax Lawyer, and the Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, among other journals. It has also been cited by several federal courts of appeal and state supreme courts around the country, as well as numerous high impact law journals, such as the Stanford Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, and the Texas Law Review, among many others.