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Mellania E. Safarian


San Diego

One America Plaza
600 West Broadway, Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92101
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B.A., cum laude, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, California, 2013
J.D., cum laude, University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California, 2016
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U.S. District Ct., C.D. of California

Mellania E. Safarian


Mellania E. Safarian is an Associate in Clark Hill’s Litigation Practice Group. Mellania has independently managed and overseen countless cases from inception to completion, from the filing of complaints, to propounding and responding to written discovery, taking and defending depositions, making court appearances, negotiating settlements, and co-chairing civil jury trials to verdict.

Mellania graduated in the top 10% from the University of California, San Diego with her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science, cum laude. Mellania received her J.D. with an International Law Concentration, cum laude at the University of San Diego School of Law. While in law school, she earned multiple honors including the Order of Barristers; the International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi; several CALI Awards; the USD Law School Faculty Honor Scholarship; and the USD Law Student Leader Scholarship. In addition to her extensive moot court experience, Mellania was also a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Larry A. Burns for the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California.

Selected to the 2020 Southern California San Diego Rising Stars list
San Diego County Bar Association, Board of Directors
New Lawyers Forum Executive Committee, Chair
Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court, Associate
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