Bassil A. Hamideh
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(310) 556-9687

(310) 733-5699

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Bassil Hamideh is a trial lawyer representing individuals and small businesses in entertainment, intellectual propertyclass actions, business litigationlabor and employment, and catastrophic personal injury matters.  

Mr. Hamideh spent thirteen years as a prominent international talent in the entertainment and fashion industries before his law career.  This unique background provides the valuable experience necessary to effectively advocate for many of his clients.  Mr. Hamideh has worked on many multi-million dollar matters for talent, writers, directors, producers, models, employees, and consumers.

Mr. Hamideh has obtained significant verdicts at trial in state and federal courts and arbitration in cases involving high-stakes entertainment and business litigation including rights of publicity, rights of privacy, copyright infringement, partnership disputes, breaches of contract and fiduciary duty, fraud, labor and employment, and unfair competition.  He also has successes before the California Court of Appeal and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals involving issues of first impression which led to protections for California's employees and consumers.

Mr. Hamideh is currently prosecuting multiple significant right of publicity, business, and employment cases, as well as multiple class action lawsuits representing thousands of class members.  He has a passionate and relentless dedication to achieving justice for his clients.   

Mr. Hamideh is admitted to practice law in all California state and federal courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.  He is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Bar Associations, and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers.  

Mr. Hamideh received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with honors from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and his law degree from The George Washington University Law School receiving the American Jurisprudence Award for Academic Excellence in Professional Responsibility. 

Mr. Hamideh has been named a Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in the areas of entertainment, intellectual property, and labor and employment litigation for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.  This distinction is limited to the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in California.

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Education

  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School
  • B.S.B.A., University of Southern California,     Marshall School of Business
  • Honors:  American Jurisprudence Award for Academic Excellence in Professional Responsibility 

Admissions

  • Bar Admissions:
  • State Bar of California
  • Court Admissions:
  • Supreme Court                       of the United States 
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California 
  • United States District Court, Central District of Utah
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington 
  • Member:
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • LosAngeles County               Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Intellectual Property Section
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Media and Entertainment Law Section
  • California Employment Lawyer Association
  • Southern California     Business Litigation     American Inn of Court