Navid Dayzad creates immigration strategies that help businesses hire valuable foreign-national employees, and help families realize their dreams in the United States. He is dedicated to providing personal service to his clientele, who inspire him and remind him that he is an immigrant too. Mr. Dayzad speaks English, Farsi and Spanish.
Mr. Dayzad has been selected as a Super Lawyer in immigration Law in 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015. This honor is reserved for the top 5% of Southern California attorneys. For the previous seven years, Mr. Dayzad had been selected as a “Rising Star” immigration attorney—among the top 2½ percent of the outstanding, emerging lawyers in Southern California. (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014). This honor and a news article about Mr. Dayzad was published in Los Angeles magazine and Law & Politics’ Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Dayzad has also been recognized in the 2018, 2017 and 2016 Who’s Who Legal Corporate Immigration publication. Attorneys listed in Who’s Who are selected based upon rigorous research and worldwide peer review.
Prior to immersing himself in immigration law in 2001, Mr. Dayzad practiced employment law at the international firm Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, where he litigated and counseled employment law cases. Mr. Dayzad earned his law degree in 1999 from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall)–ranked among the nation’s top 10 law schools. Mr. Dayzad graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1996, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
In his personal life, Navid is a dedicated uncle to his niece and nephews, and an ambitious traveler (having embarked on solo adventures to Amsterdam, Paris, Stockholm, Berlin, Mexico, and Montreal). He loves to laugh at the antics of his cat, Ziggy–and even at himself when he botches colloquial American idioms. His favorite place to catch some laughs is the Groundlings Theater in Los Angeles, where he was a former student of improvisational comedy (just for fun!).
Navid Dayzad in the News
Navid Dayzad argues for government accountability and immigrants’ rights as court deadline approaches
Navid Dayzad serves as Legal Contributor to CNN’s story on changing border policies
Navid Dayzad explains on ABC News effects of Supreme Court travel ban on businesses & immigrants
Navid Dayzad argues against scapegoating immigrants as criminals and their indefinite detention
|Navid Dayzad comments on Muslim Travel Ban|
|Navid Dayzad’s expert commentary on CBS News|
|Navid Dayzad shares his expertise about the travel ban argued at the Supreme Court|
|Navid Dayzad’s immigration advice quoted in the largest Spanish-language newspaper in the United States, La Opinion|
|In California’s capital, Navid Dayzad explains the impact of immigration changes on American businesses|
|Navid Dayzad explains constitutionality of immigration Executive Order|
|Navid Dayzad’s expert analysis of the Presidential Immigration Executive Action|
|Navid Dayzad’s Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Blade newspaper calling out Congress’ dehumanizing failure on immigration|
|Navid Dayzad is interviewed about LBGT immigration.|
Experience and Honors
Mr. Dayzad’s enthusiasm for protecting and promoting the rights of immigrants extends beyond his office doors. He has volunteered for the following national and community-based organizations: