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Nicholas V. Janizeh

Los Angeles, CA | D 213.430.3320 | F 213.430.3409

Nicholas Janizeh focuses his practice on the defense of major pharmaceutical and medical device companies in state, federal, and multi-district litigation across the country. He counsels clients on all aspects of product liability defense.

A California native, Nick took a brief sojourn back east to earn a Master of Arts in Human Rights from Columbia University. While in New York, Nick also worked at the Clinton Foundation and Amnesty International. He returned home to Southern California to attend law school at USC, where he was a teaching assistant for the 1L Legal Writing Program and interned with a public interest law firm focused on mental health advocacy.

Outside of the law, Nick enjoys reading and sampling new restaurants in the Los Angeles area.

education & admissions


  • University of Southern California, Gould School of Law (J.D., 2015); Southern California Law Review, Senior Editor; Legal Writing Fellow
  • Columbia University (M.A., 2010)
  • University of California, Berkeley (B.A., with honors, 2008)

state admissions

  • California, 2015

federal admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
services & industries

Representative Matters

  • Successfully opposed Daubert challenge and secured favorable ruling to keep in general-causation expert testimony in multi-district products liability litigation involving implantable medical device
in the community

Civic & Professional Involvement

  • American Bar Association