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Hard Work
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We take great pride in our ability to solve unique and complex problems for our clients with respect, responsiveness and results. Thinking that you have or might have a legal problem can be extremely daunting and overwhelming. But you do not have face these problems on your own. You have a compassionate and empathetic advocate on your side. At E&L we establish a personal relationship with our clients and guide them through the legal process.

We strive to provide our clients with complete privacy and confidence, competent and experienced representation, and compassion and understanding throughout the entire process.

Employment Law

We represent both employees and employers before the California Labor Commissioner and state court proceedings. We know the law applying to both employers and employees alike. Our clients benefit from our knack for anticipating what the opposing side is thinking and for adjusting our legal strategy accordingly.

+ Employer Disputes

Family Law

When an individual is faced with marital separation, divorce, or custody, they need a lawyer that can help them through this critical time of their life. They will rely on their lawyers to guide them through some of the most important decisions of their life, decisions that will affect them and their family.

Family Law Matters


Our practice comprises a full complement of family law services. We represent individuals in divorce actions, including those involving high net-worth divorce and complex support. We strive for fair spousal support and alimony orders, and an equitable distribution of assets.

Litigation + Disputes

Candor • Creativity • Success
The Ethos of The E&L, LLP

Our ethos is premised upon the following standards:

  • Satisfaction of clientele by living up to their expectations, delivering unparalleled legal services, and a commitment to their struggles;
  • Excellence in legal performance by maintaining up-to-date legal reviews and continuing education;
  • Active commitment to success in fulfilling promises, while leaving an open channel of communication with clientele;
  • Maintaining an oriented firm where clients are not just clients, but are a family member; and
  • Community involvement by pro bono services.
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What Our Clients Say About Us
Testimonials and Reviews from Satisfied Clients
Great job by a great lawyer!

It was wonderful to be able to work with Arie who showed genuine concern for my case and was efficient, informative and detailed in all aspects. He made the whole process easy and convenient and helped to instill confidence that my application would be successful, which is was. My sincere thanks to Arie for all his professional assistance on my behalf.

David is a blessing

David is pleasant and very smart. He understands his fields very well and doesn't rush hastily into showing his hand. I am very pleased that I found David and would recommend him as a valued counselor.

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Meet the Team

David Lavi, Esq.

As the founder and managing attorney of the firm, David Lavi endeavors to reach amicable settlements for his clients whenever possible but will vigorously pursue litigation when necessary. He has represented athlete, business people and owners, blue-collar workers, and housewives...

Arie Ebrahimian, Esq.

Arie earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science. He earned his Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law, where he was awarded the...