Before becoming Partner at Akiva Niamehr, Laura Sedrish was a Senior Attorney at AlderLaw. She has successfully negotiated on behalf of both national and international clients regarding a range of litigation needs, and has been proudly representing plaintiffs who have been catastrophically injured since 2009. With over two decades of experience practicing law, the sought after speaker and mother of two devotes her free time to educating and promoting women in law. Ms. Sedrish’s scrupulous attention to detail, dynamic advocacy to her clients, sharp negotiation skills, trial experience, and acute understanding of each client’s unique needs makes her a vital part of the team of legal professionals at Akiva Niamehr.
Prior to joining Akiva Niamehr, Ms. Sedrish has personally obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of injured clients. Ms. Sedrish is rated a "Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers of Southern California, and was named a “Top 100” Super Lawyer in 2017, 2018, and 2019. She was also awarded the title of “Top 50 Women” Super Lawyer in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Ms. Sedrish was nominated CAALA Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2017 and won the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles Presidential Award in 2016. She is also an avid writer, and has published numerous articles in the largest regional markets in the United States. Ms. Sedrish currently serves on the Board of Governors of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) and is a member of Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), American Association for Justice (AAJ), and Nevada Justice Association (NJA). Ms. Sedrish is a member of the State Bar of California and State Bar of Nevada, and obtained her J.D. from U.C.L.A. Law School, after obtaining her B.S. degree from Duke University in Durham, NC.