Practice Areas


  • University of California, Berkeley, J.D.

  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.

State Bar Admissions

  • California

Elias Dabaie

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Elias Dabaie is a partner in the firm’s litigation department. As a highly skilled trial attorney and strategic advisor, Elias consistently delivers winning results in his clients’ most sensitive and high-stakes matters. He partners closely with clients to develop creative and disruptive strategies to obtain their specific objectives in the courtroom and the marketplace.

Elias handles major litigation for high-net-worth individuals, private equity funds, and some of the largest businesses in the country. He has successfully litigated and resolved disputes involving tens of millions of dollars in a wide variety of matters, including partnership disputes, complex contract claims and business torts, entertainment, real estate, professional sports, and affordable housing.

In 2022, Elias was named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under List, a list of the best and brightest litigators across the country.

  • University of California, Berkeley, J.D.

  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.

  • California

  • Lawdragon 500 X – The Next Generation, Lawdragon, 2023

  • 40 & Under List, Benchmark Litigation, 2022

  • Pro Bono Associate of the Year, Akin Gump, 2015

  • Pro Bono Litigation Matter of the Year, Akin Gump, 2015

  • "The Effect of Arbitration Agreements on Class Actions," co-author, 47 Rev. of Sec. & Commodities Reg. 91, 98, 2014

  • “Reasonably Calculated to Proportional: 2015 Amendments to the F.R.C.P.,” Los Angeles, February 29, 2016

  • “Hindsight is 20/20: The Million Dollar Comma,” Los Angeles, May 30, 2014

  • Office of Los Angeles City Attorney, Volunteer Prosecutor, 2016