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 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!).
Experience and Honors
|Interviewed by KFBK Radio on impact of immigration changes on American business.|
|Interviewed by Voice of America Radio regarding the constitutionality of immigration order.|
|Interviewed by ABC 7 KGO-TV radio regarding the Muslim Travel Ban.|
|Interviewed by KPFK Radio for expert analysis of the Presidential Immigration Executive Action.|
|Interviewed by CBS News and PBS News as an expert on the Supreme Court’s immigration/DOMA ruling.|
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: