Nima Darouian

Nima Darouian

Of Counsel
Los Angeles

Nima Darouian is an experienced employment litigator in Ballard Spahr’s Litigation Department. He has extensive experience litigating complex matters in state and federal courts, and has defended some of the largest companies in the United States in their employment litigation claims.

Nima represents employers in all areas of employment litigation, with an emphasis on defending companies against wage and hour class and representative actions, including under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). Nima also regularly represents employers against allegations of harassment, retaliation, discrimination, and wrongful termination, as well as in cases involving breach of employment agreements and employee trade secret misappropriation.

Nima has tried to verdict several cases in both state and federal courts.

Nima advises clients on best practices regarding personnel policies and practices, including hiring, compensation, promotions, meal and rest breaks, arbitration agreements, job classifications, performance evaluations, corrective actions, leaves, and terminations. Nima works with clients that range from startups to Fortune 500 companies in a wide range of industries, including hospitality, transportation, manufacturing, and life sciences.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Nima maintains an active pro bono practice and has served as a volunteer attorney for the Los Angeles Federal Pro Se Clinic.


“Accessing Truth: Marketplaces of Ideas in the Information Age,” Cardozo Public Law, Policy, and Ethics Journal, 2010



Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D. 2010)

Loyola Marymount University (B.A. 2007)