H. Chelsea Tirgardoon


H. Chelsea Tirgardoon is an associate in the San Diego office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice.

Chelsea earned her JD at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. While in law school, Chelsea participated in the Intellectual Property, Arts and Technology Clinic, the Civil Rights Litigation Clinic, and the Labor Law Practicum Clinic where she assisted in drafting motions and amicus briefs, and participated in oral argument before California state and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. Chelsea also served as an Executive Editor of the UC Irvine Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law and served as a Student Liaison to the California Senate Select Committee on the Growing Impact of Artificial Intelligence. She earned pro bono honors and the Dean's Academic Honor award in Labor Law.

Foreign Language Capabilities



  • State Bar Admissions
    • California
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California


  • Iranian American Bar Association
  • Kappa Alpha Theta


University of California, Irvine School of Law

Juris Doctor

  • Dean’s Academic Honor Award – Labor Law
  • Academic Excellence Scholar

University of Texas at Dallas
  • Collegium V Honors
  • Economic, Political and Policy Science Honors

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