Employers and businesses trust attorney Amish Shah to represent them before trial and appellate courts and administrative agencies throughout California. He helps clients solve their most challenging labor and employment issues.

Amish represents public and private entities in all aspects of business and employment litigation (including both class action and single-plaintiff cases), particularly in disputes involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour claims, as well as other personnel and workplace issues. He also represents clients in commercial litigation and intellectual property disputes. His clients include boutique to brand-oriented companies spanning a wide range of industries.

Clients value Amish’s ability to develop litigation strategies consistent with their business objectives, thoroughly evaluate the merits of their case, and guide them through all stages of litigation. Amish has first-chaired mediations and arbitrations and is a fierce advocate in court.

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As an experienced advisor, Amish counsels clients’ executive team and director-level management on business and employment practices and dispute avoidance and resolution. Amish also prepares employment policies and procedures and provides advice on day-to-day human resource issues, including the ADA, Title VII, the ADEA, the FLSA, and FEHA. He also conducts workplace investigations and counsels clients on termination procedures.

Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Amish was a partner in a national law firm's Litigation and Labor & Employment Groups. Prior to admission to the California bar, Amish served as a foreign summer clerk in the financial services practice group in the Bangkok office of a multinational U.S. law firm, where he participated in negotiations and assisted in the drafting of agreements pertaining to particular derivative transactions. While in law school, Amish served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Amy M. Pellman.

Outside the office, Amish enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, traveling, and playing sports, including basketball, football, soccer, and tennis. He also intently follows and enjoys discussing Los Angeles sports teams and is an avid fan of UCLA athletics.

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  • Served as first- and second-chair arbitration counsel in five FLSA wage-and-hour arbitrations, successfully defending a Fortune 500 corporate client against allegations of “off-the-clock,” “time-shaving,” and “overtime” claims.
  • Served as second-chair trial counsel for a 23-day jury trial in Alameda County, defending a corporate client from a complaint alleging 14 causes of action, including claims of disability and race discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in violation of FEHA, as well as whistleblower retaliation, wage and hour violations, and wrongful termination. The jury returned a defense verdict on all causes of action for Amish’s
  • Authored a successful motion for summary judgment resulting in a seminal decision for the client, holding, in part, that despite the presence of a parent-subsidiary relationship, the defendant (parent corporation) was not a joint employer for purposes of FEHA or wrongful termination (and simultaneously defeating the plaintiff’s motion for leave to amend the complaint to add a subsidiary corporation).
  • Conducted two national-scale investigations on behalf of a Fortune 500 corporation involving claims that garnered national media attention. Based on his investigation, Amish collaborated with corporate leadership to determine the best way forward for the client.



  • Southwestern Law School (J.D., 2008)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., 2004)

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • South Asian Bar Association of Southern California
  • State Bar of California


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