Armen Adzhemyan

Armen Adzhemyan is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he is a member of the firm’s Antitrust, Securities Litigation, and Transnational Litigation practice groups.

Matters that Mr. Adzhemyan has been involved with include:

Representation of a tablet manufacturer against Sherman Act claims relating to the sale of e-books brought by the United States Department of Justice, multiple state attorneys general, and private plaintiffs.
Representation of a global semiconductor manufacturer in multiple proceedings, including Sherman Act claims brought by a competitor resulting in the settlement of all claims, claims brought by the Federal Trade Commission resulting in the settlement of all claims, and Sherman Act and Donnelly Act claims brought by the New York Attorney General resulting in the dismissal or settlement of all claims.
Representation of a petroleum corporation in high-stakes proceedings to defend against enforcement of a fraudulently obtained multibillion-dollar environmental judgment in Ecuador.
Representation of a youth apparel retailer against Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5 claims resulting in the dismissal with prejudice of the entirety of the complaint.
Representation of an automobile manufacturer against Sherman Act claims relating to gray market vehicles, resulting in the dismissal of all claims on summary judgment.
Representation of a plaintiff satellite equipment manufacturer prosecuting misrepresentation claims against a defendant parts supplier resulting in a settlement equivalent to approximately two-thirds of the market capitalization of the publicly traded plaintiff client.

In addition, Mr. Adzhemyan’s pro bono work concentrates primarily on immigrant rights, including proceedings before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the successful application for U Non-Immigrant Visas to the U.S.C.I.S on behalf of several families who cooperated with law enforcement as victims of crimes.

Mr. Adzhemyan received a J.D. in 2007 from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), where he was a senior editor of the Berkeley Journal of International Law and a member of the California Asylum Representation Clinic. He earned a B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, in History and Psychology, with a minor in Political Science from UCLA.

Mr. Adzhemyan is the author of “Leading Cases: The Ninth Circuit’s En Banc Ruling in California ex rel. Harris v. Safeway, Inc.: Applying Antitrust Laws to Revenue Sharing Agreements During a Labor Dispute but Preventing any Meaningful Enforcement”, Antitrust Report (LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, Winter 2011) and co-authored “Washington State Passes New Unfair Competition Law to Crack Down on Pirated Software” (May 7, 2012). He is admitted to practice in the State of California and the United States District Courts for the Central and Northern Districts of California.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Antitrust and Competition, 2) Law Firm Defense, 3) Securities Litigation and 4) Transnational Litigation
Law School The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D. 2007
Admitted Year 2007
Education University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2004
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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