IAN G. STERLING

IAN G. STERLING is an Associate of Tharpe & Howell, LLP, in its Sherman Oaks, California, office.  Mr. Sterling has represented and counseled clients in numerous employment matters, including wage and hour, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and whistleblower cases.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law and Litigation
  • Wage and Hour
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
Education 

J.D., University of Illinois College of Law, 2013
B.A., Georgetown University, 2008

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SOLOMON SALEHANI

SOLOMON SALEHANI is an Associate in the Firm’s Sherman Oaks, California, office. Mr. Salehani handles a variety of civil litigation matters including landlord/tenant, real estate, breach of contract, and judgment collection. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Salehani was an Associate Attorney at a boutique law firm where he gained valuable experience in all phases of litigation.

Practice Areas      
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Landlord/Tenant Litigation
Education 

J.D., Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, 2015
M.S., New York University, 2011
B.A., University of  Southern California, 2009

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LISA M. TRACY

LISA M. TRACY is a Senior Associate in the Firm’s Sherman Oaks, California, office.  Ms. Tracy’s practice is focused on insurance coverage litigation on behalf of insurers.  She has handled cases form inception through conclusion arising out of various types of insurance coverages, including employment practices, director and officers, errors and omissions, professional liability, cyber, business interruption, commercial general liability, manuscript, miscellaneous, and hybrid policies as well as a variety of industry specific specialty insurance.  Ms. Read More

JAMES G. BERNALD

JAMES G. BERNALD is a Senior Counsel in the Firm’s Sherman Oaks, California, office.  Mr. Bernald’s practice includes civil litigation arising out of disputes involving insurance coverage, professional liability, premises liability, construction defect, and insurance defense.  His practice also includes preparation of insurance coverage opinions and the defense of insurers in uninsured and underinsured motorist arbitrations.

Practice Areas
  • Bad Faith and Coverage
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
Education

J.D., University of Southern California Law School, 1999
B.A., Pomona College, 1996

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MARAL BEYZAEI

MARAL BEYZAEI is an Associate of the Firm in its Sherman Oaks, California, office.  Ms. Beyzaei practices in all areas of civil litigation including personal injury defense, insurance defense, and transportation defense. Prior to joining Tharpe & Howell, Ms. Beyzaei’s legal work also focused on insurance defense as well as immigration deportation defense.

Practice Areas      
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Transportation Law       
Education 

J.D., Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 2013
B.A., Villanova University, 2009

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