Brooke Tabshouri

Fisher & Phillips

1-2 years

Brooke Tabshouri is an associate with Fisher & Phillips. Her practice focuses on labor and employment law. She regularly advises and represents clients in a variety of areas of labor and employment law, such as wage and hour law, terminations, discrimination claims, and employee accommodation. For the past year, Tabshouri has served as a guest lecturer at San Diego State University’s “Human Resources Management and the Law” class, speaking about sexual harassment, investigations, and employee discipline and termination. She is a member of Lawyers Club of San Diego as well as the San Diego County Bar Association.

Prior to joining Fisher & Phillips, Tabshouri served as a judicial extern and later as a post-graduate research attorney for Hon. Richard D. Huffman of the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Division One, in San Diego, where she helped research and draft opinions for criminal, juvenile dependency, and civil law cases.

Tabshouri is a 2011 graduate of Boston University School of Law. During law school, she served as a legal writing fellow, where she helped legal writing instructors develop assignments, advised first-year students on research techniques, and coached moot court arguments. She also served as a student judge on the Stone Moot Court, student adviser, student admissions ambassador, and student member of the BU Law Faculty Appointment Committee.

She spent her third year of law school as a non-degree visiting student at the University of San Diego School of Law, where she was a member of the Journal of Climate and Energy Law and the Center for Public Interest Law, where she monitored and reported on the practices of state regulatory agencies, including the Medical Board of California and the Dental Board of California. She also interned with Massachusetts Correctional Legal Services and the San Diego Public Defender’s office, where she represented indigent criminal defendants in arraignments, jury trials, and post-conviction further proceedings.

Tabshouri is originally from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and grew up in Sacramento. She received her Bachelor of Arts from University of California Davis, in 2006 with honors from the English department. She spent one year of her undergraduate education at Royal Holloway, University of London, where she was active in the European and Bollywood dance societies. Prior to law school, she worked for the California state auditor, where she helped develop recommendations regarding prison construction and prisoner health care.

The Daily Transcript congratulates Young Attorneys 2013

This is the culmination of a peer nominating process that asked San Diego County lawyers to name the best young attorneys in San Diego County who are: Hard-Working & Detail-Oriented, Knowledgeable & Enthusiastic, Ethical & Professional, and Committed to Furthering the Interests of Justice in Society.

Young Attorneys 2013 Finalists

1-2 years

Ben Aguilar

Law Offices of Ben Aguilar

Jessica Blas

The Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider APC

Tyler Campbell

Foldenauer Law Group

Ben Coughlan

Gomez Iagmin Trial Attorneys

Michael Dallo

Dallo Law Group

Jeremy Evans

California Sports Lawyer

Michael Fullam

Parker Straus LLP

Kristen Gonzales Roberts

San Diego Law Firm

Melissa Laugle

Heggeness Sweet Simington & Patrico

Jing Li

Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP

Aastha Madaan

Brownstone Law Group P.C.

Jacob Stipp

The Ellis Firm

Brooke Tabshouri

Fisher & Phillips

Geoff Thorne

Higgs Fletcher & Mack LLP

Alisha Wood

Law Office of G. Cole Casey

3-5 years

Melissa Deleon

Deleon Law

Ankur Garg


Michael Healy

Fredrickson, Mazeika & Grant LLP

J. Patrick Hicks

Marks, Finch, Thornton & Baird LLP

Tim Johnson

Ogletree Deakins

John Landay

Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge LLP

Michael Leonard

San Diego Corporate Law

Jessica Mackaness

McKenna Long & Aldridge

Kevan McLaughlin

McLaughlin Legal

Caroline Perry

San Diego Padres

Karen Potter

McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP

Scott Salmu

Salmu Law Firm APLC

Travis Stewart

Provide Commerce Inc.

6-7 years

Sigurd Carlson

Sempra Energy

William Concidine

East Village Law Group

Greg Del Gaizo

Robbins Arroyo LLP

Heather Ferbert

Christensen & Spath LLP

Brian Findley

Mulligan & Banham

Angela Jae Chun

Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield LLP

Sondra Levine

UTC Aerospace Systems

James Mann

Latham & Watkins

Lindsey Mercer

Law Offices of Lindsey B. Mercer

Puja Sachdev

Sachdev Legal Group APC

Alexandra Selfridge

Law Offices of Kenneth N. Greenfield

Ashley Teague

Teague Law

Tyler Theobald

Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton

Harold Trimmer

Coughlan, Semmer, Fitch and Pott

Kyle Yaege

Galuppo & Blake

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Important Dates

Nominations Open September 11
Nominations Close October 31
Nominees Published November 8
Finalists Notified November 11
Sponsorship/Advertising December 9
Publication December 18



Timothy Hutter, Allen Matkins

Associate at Allen Matkins San Diego, Timothy Hutter's drive and passion for law have earned him recognition as a top Young Attorney for 2012 by The Daily Transcript.

Past Events

Young Attorneys reception

Transcript reporter Doug Sherwin talks to Nadia P. Bermudez of the Brown Law Group LLP at the 2007 Young Attorneys reception.