Zourik Zarifian



Zourik Zarifian is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois, vice-chair of the Autonomous Vehicles Practice and a member of the Class Action & Mass Tort Practice. He focuses his practice on complex litigation matters, including class action, mass torts, and products liability.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
  • Autonomous Vehicles Practice

Additional Experience



United States District Court for the Central District of California

United States District Court for the Southern District of California

United States District Court for the Northern District of California


Armenian Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • Best Brief Writer Award, Trial Advocacy Honors Program Competition, 2012
  • CALI Awards: Evidence, Property, Torts, and Contracts II
  • Witkin Awards: Community Property, Contracts I, and Legal Analysis, Writing & Skills II
  • Dean's Merit Award


Southwestern Law School

Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2015

  • Associate Editor of the Southwestern Law Review

California State University, Northridge

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration with an emphasis in Business Law, 2009

Representative Matters

Secured a significant appellate win on behalf of BMW when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the lower court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Lewis Brisbois’ client.

Legal Experience

  • Judicial Clerk to Chief Magistrate Judge Suzanne H. Segal, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2013
  • Law Clerk to Deputy Attorney General David Peyman, Mortgage Fraud Strike Force, California Attorney General's Office, 2013