Panteha Abdollahi

Theodora Oringher (Orange County)
Lawyer (Senior Attorney)

Panteha Abdollahi is a seasoned litigator who focuses on complex and appellate litigation. At the trial level, Panteha represents individuals, companies, and public entities in their complex commercial litigation matters. Her wide range of experience includes litigating class actions, antitrust cases, and professional liability matters. She also represents a major public agency in infrastructure and construction disputes. Panteha is well-versed in all stages of litigation, from pre-lawsuit negotiations through trial, and has authored dozens of successful motions that have resulted in the early dismissal of claims. Cases Panteha has litigated have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, The Daily Journal, National Law Journal, and Law360. Panteha also leads the firm’s Appellate Practice Group. In her appellate practice, she has briefed matters before the United States Supreme Court, federal courts of appeal, and California’s appellate courts. These cases have covered a wide spectrum of issues, including contract interpretation, the Due Process Clause, California’s Private Attorney General Act, the Equal Access to Justice Act, and California’s anti-SLAPP statute. Panteha’s appellate work has yielded three published decisions, including two from the United States Supreme Court. Prior to joining Theodora Oringher PC, Panteha was Of Counsel in the Litigation Department of Paul Hastings. From 2003 to 2005, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Cormac J. Carney of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Panteha also is an alumnus of the Orange County District Attorney Trial Attorney Partnership program. Program participants work on a full-time basis as a deputy district attorney, first chairing jury trials and felony preliminary hearings.

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Jeremy Evans, Panteha Abdollahi, Ryan M. Fawaz The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit takes broad view of the foreign trade antitrust improvements Act (Minn-Chem / Agrium)

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Overview In a much-awaited decision, the Seventh Circuit has taken a broad view of the ability of U.S. courts to hear antitrust cases concerning alleged foreign cartel activity that plaintiffs contend has effects in the U.S. The Court’s ruling reviving a cartel case in the potash industry is (...)

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