Karine Akopchikyan

Contact Details


15260 Ventura Blvd. 20th Fl., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403


Karine has extensive experience representing and advising plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of business and commercial disputes in state and federal courts. She focuses her practice on resolving complex contractual disputes, intellectual property disputes (including copyright, trademark, patent, right of publicity, and trade secret claims), cyber insurance coverage disputes, and disputes involving unfair competition, fraud, and other business torts. In large part, Karine’s success lies in her integrity, diligence, and ability to bring people together.

Outside of the office, Karine is committed to improving the academic and social outcomes for students in her community. With roots as a credentialed public school teacher, Karine helped create the Pasadena Bar Association’s Mentorship Committee, which connects law students with seasoned attorneys. In addition, she regularly volunteers as an attorney proctor for the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Teen Court Program, which focuses on the rehabilitation of juvenile offenders.

Karine earned her law degree from USC Gould School of Law and presently serves as the Chair of the Los Angeles Chapter of the USC Gould Alumni Committee. While in law school, Karine was a Senior Executive Editor of USC’s Business Law Advisor, which is a student-run publication focused on advisory articles relevant to the intersection of business and law. She also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Ronald S.W. Lew of the United States District Court.



Complex Commercial Litigation and Startup/New Business Accelerator

Law Firm

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles LLP

Area of Practice

Arbitration, Business Torts, Class Action Defense, Complex Litigation, Copyright, Fraud, IP Litigation, Patent, Trademark, Unfair Competition


California, 2015

Professional Affiliations

California Superior Court, Teen Court Program, Attorney Proctor; Pasadena Bar Association, Mentorship Committee, Committee Member; USC Gould Alumni Association, Los Angeles Chapter, Committee Member; State Bar of California


University of Southern California Gould School of Law, JD, 2015; California State University, Northridge, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Liberal Studies, 2011


Sherman Oaks