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Noorvik Minasian

Noorvik Minasian


Noorvik Minasian litigates and counsels clients in complex US and international commercial disputes. He handles high-stakes matters for both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state court, as well as in international arbitral proceedings in a broad array of areas, including contract litigation, business torts, toxic torts, products liability, securities litigation, and insurance and reinsurance-related litigations. Noorvik has represented clients from various industries and sectors, including banks, equipment manufacturers, food companies, insurance companies, investment companies, pharmaceutical companies, and oil companies.

Noorvik has experience with all phases of litigation, including pre-litigation investigations, fact and expert discovery, motion practice, and alternative dispute resolutions.

Additionally, Noorvik assists clients with internal and government facing investigations, such as in connection with alleged violations of the False Claims Act (FCA).

Noorvik maintains an active pro bono practice working continuously on preparing asylum claims. Before joining DLA Piper, Noorvik started his legal career at another elite big law firm. He previously served as an extern to Judge John A. Kronstadt of the US District Court for the Central District of California. Noorvik is fluent in German, Armenian, and Farsi, and conversational in French.

Bar admissionsCalifornia
CourtsUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of CaliforniaUnited States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaUnited States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaUnited States District Court for the Southern District of California


  • Representing a major manufacturer of baby food in litigation alleging that its products cause neurodevelopmental harms.
  • Representing multinational insurance companies in an insurance coverage lawsuit following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
  • Represented a German manufacturer and distributor in an ICC arbitration against a US contractor involving claims of breach of contract and misrepresentation.
  • Represented a national real estate investment company in a securities litigation dispute.
  • Represented a U.S.-based medical device company in connection with a DOJ investigation into alleged violations of the FCA in connection with the submission of claims for reimbursement to various Federal Healthcare Programs.
  • Represented a global pharmaceutical company in connection with an internal investigation involving the company’s operations in the Middle-East regarding anti-corruption concerns.
  • B.A., University of California at Los Angeles
    magna cum laude, Departmental Highest Honors
  • J.D., Loyola Marymount University
    cum laude
    Order of the Coif


Memberships And Affiliations

  • American Bar Association: International Law Section
    • Vice Chair, International Arbitration Committee, 2023 – Present
    • Steering Group, International Litigation Committee, 2023 - Present
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Los Angeles
    • Young Lawyers Division, Member of Panels Committee, 2023 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association