Eric Herzog is the Director of Client Data Analytics for the Schall Law Firm and possesses a wide range of analyst/accounting experience across diverse fields. Having worked in non-profit, technology, and film/television sectors, including work with Fortune 500 companies, he offers our clients a unique perspective and attention to detail. Eric holds a B.A. from the American School of Professional Psychology.
Jefferson Saylor is an attorney specializing in plaintiff-side civil litigation. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers every year since 2015. He has first and second chair trial experience and is responsible for obtaining over $75 million in verdicts, settlements, and judgments. He has also contributed his time to public interest work at the Inner City Law Center, litigating against Los Angeles slumlords.
Mr. Saylor is a graduate of Loyola Law School, where he interned in Federal Court and worked at the Center for Juvenile Law and Policy. He is admitted to the California Bar and is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.
Alan Gahtan’s practice emphasizes technology transaction contracting, outsourcing, and Internet and electronic commerce issues. In his practice, Mr. Gahtan drafts, reviews and negotiates technology-related agreements such as outsourcing, managed services, consulting and professional services, software licensing, software, application and/or web development, hardware acquisition and maintenance, database licensing, on-line services, hosting, data center, joint venture, telecom (including IRUs), value-added reseller (VAR) agreements, and provides a wide range of other services for businesses involved in the development, supply and/or use of information technology, healthcare technology and intellectual property assets and related services.
Mr. Gahtan is a frequent writer, speaker and conference chair on information technology law issues. He is author of Electronic Evidence and of The Year 2000 Computer Crisis Legal Guide, and co-author of Internet Law: A Practical Guide for Legal and Business Professionals and a contributing editor of E-Commerce Law (Carswell, 2002). He has also authored or co-authored contributions to numerous publications including “Overview of the Legal Framework for Electronic Commerce” in Law of International On-line Business: A Global Perspective and “Computer Technology during Trial” and “Discovery of Electronic Evidence” in The Expert: A Practitioner’s Guide. He has contributed articles to The Lawyers Weekly (Canada), Information & Technology Law, Law Times, Hospital Quarterly, Cyberspace Lawyer and The E-Commerce Law Report.
Rina Restaino is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Century City office. She is committed to understanding a client’s needs and provides counsel to clients on a variety of class action litigation matters. She has worked extensively through all phases of class action matters, particularly class actions involving over 1,000 plaintiffs.
She earned her J.D. in 2012 from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and her B.A., in 2009 from New York University, where she was on the Dean’s List. She is admitted to practice law in California and the U.S. District Court, Central District of California.
She participates as a moot court judge at Loyola Law School, and also serves as a mentor to first-year law students.
Sherin Mahdavian is a transactional and litigation attorney with experience in the fields of business and regulatory law.
In 2011, Sherin graduated a year early from UCLA with a bachelor’s degree in political science. She then continued straight into law school at the UCLA School of Law, graduating with a specialization in business law. Sherin went on to take the bar exam at 23 years old and immediately immersed herself in the legal profession.
While in law school, Sherin interned at Congressman Brad Sherman’s office as a federal agency liaison, and worked at one of the top lobbying firms in Los Angeles, Arnie Berghoff & Associates.
After graduating, she worked at Dongell Lawrence Finney LLP, a mid-sized law firm in Downtown LA, where she specialized in the areas of regulatory, business, and environmental law. While there, she focused her efforts on transactional work and client relations. She now works as an associate attorney at Schall Law, focusing her practice on client services and case development.
Brian Schall founded The Schall Law Firm after spending several years helping to secure tens of millions of dollars in securities class action recoveries. Mr. Schall began his career working for the Honorable Patrick J. Walsh in federal court at the Central District of California, and also served as a summer associate at American Funds – at the time the world’s most powerful controlling shareholder. Mr. Schall went on to work for Beach Point Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar fund manager where he focused on Dodd-Frank compliance, with a special emphasis on complex derivatives. Mr. Schall worked as an associate at Glancy Prongay & Murray, one of the top securities class action firms in the country, and subsequently co-founded Goldberg Law PC where he defended and fought for the rights of his clients in some of the largest class action cases in recent years.