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Mohammed K. Ghods


Over the past three decades, Mr. Ghods has represented a multitude of local and international businesses and individuals in multi-million dollar real estate deals and company acquisitions, as well as representing scores of business and insurance-related clients in trials in state and federal courts. In addition to his U.S. based clients, he has represented clients from such diverse places as China, Taiwan, Ireland, Iran, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany, Japan and many other countries. He has also appeared as appellate counsel in a variety of matters.

Mr. Ghods started his law practice in 1989 as an associate with the law firm of Murtaugh, Miller, Meyer & Nelson. Since 1992, he has either operated his own law firm or has been a partner in other law firms, such as the firm of Ross, Dixon & Bell, LLP before that firm's merger with Troutman Sanders. Mr. Ghods has also served as a research extern for the California Court of Appeals Fourth Appellate District and the San Diego Superior Court. While in law school, he was a student instructor in contract law and chief justice of the School of Law's Honor Court. He also served as a law clerk to Michael Beckman, Queen's Counsel, in London, England.

Mr. Ghods has also served as a member of the board of directors of both public and private companies, as well as non-profit organizations and as the President of the Legal Aid Society of Orange County. 

Practice areas:

Complex Litigation Involving Business, Real Estate, Employment, Insurance, Securities, Transactional, and Contracts


University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 1989);

University of San Diego (B.S., Political Science, 1986)

Admitted to Practice:

California State Bar;

Federal Courts for the Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California;

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals;

Pro Hac Vice admissions in several states, including New York

Hobbies and Interests:

Writing poetry, basketball, and equestrian sports.

Mohammed K. Ghods: Practice
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