Areen joins JLC as an experienced civil litigator, with a legal practice encompassing labor & employment, business and serious injury law.  He has routinely settled cases with six-figure recoveries for individual plaintiff clients, mainly in the employment discrimination context.  Areen has significant experience with depositions and mediations; has successfully defeated every dispositive motion opposed; and has arbitrated cases through to conclusion.  While still on the defense bar, he had occasion to represent multiple high-profile corporate clients facing allegations of sexual harassment, assault, fraud and wrongful termination.  Areen’s cumulative legal experience and world-view have fueled his resolve to advocate for all those who confront workplace injustice.


Consumer Employment Lawyers Association

Armenian Bar Association



Judicial Extern

Honorable Judge Glynnis Hill, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Criminal Division


International Refugee Assistance Project

Homeless Advocacy Project


Luys Education Foundation

Volunteer Attorney

Public Counsel (2013)
Glendale City Attorney’s Office (2014)


TEL: 818-230-7502




J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2012

Senior Editor – Journal of International Law, Vol. 32 & 33

Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania

Certificate in Business Economics & Public Policy

B.A., UCLA, Economics/International Area Studies, 2008

Minor, Armenian Studies
Summa cum laude


The State Bar of California

Federal District Courts of California: Central

The State Bar of New York

The District of Columbia Bar