Area of Practice
Datev ‘Dave’ Shenian is Senior Counsel in Clark Hill’s Litigation practice group. Mr. Shenian’s practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, with emphasis on commercial law, contracts, creditor’s rights, real estate, business fraud and unfair business practices. Mr. Shenian has developed extensive experience, first at a Beverly Hills boutique firm where he quickly assumed a supervisory role, mentoring associates. He then served a broad array of institutional clients at a prestigious firm with a 100-year plus history.
Adopting a more entrepreneurial approach to his professional practice, Dave became president and principal attorney at Shenian Law Firm, a firm he established in April 2006. His firm represented a broad range of clients from Fortune 500 companies to small and middle-sized companies and entrepreneurs. Prior to joining Clark Hill, and after a decade of heading his own firm, Dave continued his practice at a fast-growing mid-sized firm.
Dave’s experience includes pre-trial litigation, trials, and appeals in state and federal courts, judicial and private arbitration, mediation, and administrative proceedings in matters ranging in size upwards of multimillion dollar disputes. Many of Dave’s clients include financial institutions, manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, service providers, professionals, real estate investors and others.
Mr. Shenian graduated cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology and also obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law. Mr. Shenian is committed to helping clients by providing them with efficient, creative and effective representation to resolve their legal matters. Intelligently aggressive in litigation, he strives to maximize the results for his clients. He has complemented his experience as an advocate by serving as an arbitrator as well as temporary judge in Los Angeles Superior Courts.