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Appellate Lawyer Zareh Jaltorossian Joins Award-Winning Los Angeles Tax Boutique, Dakessian Law
Los Angeles (February 5, 2018) – Appellate lawyer Zareh Jaltorossian is joining Dakessian Law, Ltd. Jaltorossian, a California State Bar certified appellate specialist, is joining the boutique tax litigation firm on its two-year anniversary. As appellate counsel, he will be handling appellate matters for the firm’s clients, with an emphasis on California taxation. Jaltorossian leaves employment defense firm Ballard, Rosenberg, Golper & Savitt after a successful run handling the firm’s appellate matters in federal and state court. Before that, he spent 10 years as counsel in the appellate practice group at top tier global law firm Reed Smith, winning appellate cases in a variety of practice areas, including tax. He started his legal career in 1999 as an associate at the firm of Shepherd Mullin Richter & Hampton.
Dakessian Law founder Marty Dakessian said: “We are excited to add Zareh to our growing firm. He brings deep experience in appellate matters and complements our practice very well. Our clients will benefit greatly from his specialized knowledge and skill. In addition, it allows us to expand the scope of our service offerings while fortifying our core practice area – California tax controversy and litigation.”
“I enjoyed my time at Ballard Rosenberg and have nothing but great things to say about my colleagues there,” said Jaltorossian. “At the same time, I am excited to be reunited with Marty and his team. We had some big wins when we practiced together at Reed Smith and I look forward to helping this young firm grow.”
Jaltorossian earned his J.D. in 1999 from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. He received his B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy in 1996 from the University of California, Los Angeles.