10100 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
Jon Daryanani focuses his practice on all aspects of employment and labor litigation and client counseling, including trade secrets and employee mobility litigation. Mr. Daryanani routinely represents clients in all aspects of civil litigation, including class actions and administrative proceedings, involving wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination and misappropriation of trade secrets claims. He regularly advises clients and provides strategic planning with respect to various employment matters, including employee discipline and terminations, personnel policies, disability accommodation requirements, employment and severance agreements, workforce reductions and implementation of wage and commission structures, as well as privacy issues related to social media. Mr. Daryanani also conducts due diligence and legal liability analysis as to employment issues in conjunction with the acquisition and sale of California entities.
Mr. Daryanani has successfully litigated claims brought before state and federal courts, as well as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and California’s Labor Commissioner and Department of Fair Employment and Housing.
Prior Work Experience
Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb, Mr. Daryanani worked as a tax consultant for Deloitte & Touche USA LLP.
Obtained summary judgment in federal district court on behalf of international publicly traded client resulting in dismissal of all claims by former executive of wrongful termination and race/disability discrimination, including obtaining an award of costs in favor of client.
Published appellate decision holding arbitration clause in employment application was valid and binding, thereby requiring employee to arbitrate claims. Gabriela Roman v. Sup. Ct. (Flo-Kem, Inc.), 172 Cal.App. 4th 1462 (cert. denied) (2009).
First-chaired ten day arbitration obtaining verdict in favor of financial institution client resulting in half-a-million dollar damage award and injunctive relief against former CEO for fraud, self-dealing, breach of fiduciary duty and misappropriation of trade secrets.
First chaired bench trial in conjunction with Labor Commissioner wage and hour appeal and achieved finding in favor of client and award of attorneys' fees.
Co-chaired three week jury trial related to misappropriation of trade secrets resulting in favorable verdict for client, including dismissal of cross-complaint.
Successfully defended American Idol Productions, Inc. in conjunction with numerous wage claims filed with the California Labor Commissioner.
Successfully dismissed seven-figure ERISA claim by former CEO via summary judgment motion in arbitration.
Achieved dismissal of wrongful termination claim on demurrer on behalf of international entertainment company.
- Certified Public Accountant, State of California
Named among "Top 20 Under 40" L.A. Lawyers, Los Angeles Daily Journal (2011)
Rising Star, Southern California Super Lawyers, Los Angeles magazine (2011 and 2012)
Loyola Law School, J.D., 1999,
Phi Delta Phi Law Honor Society
California State University at Northridge, B.S., 1993
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
California State Courts