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Mona R. Shah

Mona R. Shah

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 28, 2019




Mona Shah previously worked as a litigation attorney at the law firm of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, where she specialized in employment and real estate. In addition, she has a wide range of experience in other practice areas including personal injury, construction defect, business and commercial litigation, and complex and class action litigation. Shah maintained an active trial practice, appearing in both state and federal court, as well as before various administrative bodies. She also provided day-to-day counsel to a number of corporate and individual clients, advising on legal and business issues.

Shah also served as a mentor to junior attorneys within the firm. She is a board member of the Asian Pacific Community Fund, and has been involved in numerous California Bar and minority bar associations, including serving as past president of the South Asian Bar Association of Southern California and the Board of the South Asian Bar Association of North America.

In addition to her current practice, Shah also maintains an active mediation practice. She received her BA in political science from the University of California, Irvine, and her JD from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. She is a member of the California State Bar. 

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The New York Times
October 15, 2019
Re: Edward McCaffery

Edward McCaffery was quoted on the proposal of having the inheritance taxes on wealthy descendants. The article argued that there has been some issues with the estate tax that the number of descendants this tax applied to has dropped 99%. McCaffery described it as being almost a “voluntary tax.”

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Thomas D. Lyon
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"Children’s Concealment of a Minor Transgression: The Role of Age, Maltreatment, and Executive Functioning" (with Shanna Williams and Kelly McWilliams), Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.