Tiffany Rouhi is an Associate in Tyson & Mendes’ Los Angeles office. Her practice primarily focuses on general liability and commercial liability defense.
Ms. Rouhi has successfully resolved numerous personal injury cases, including automobile accidents, slip and falls, bicycle accidents, premises liability, and pedestrian accidents. Ms. Rouhi resolved many of her cases prior to litigation through negotiation, which effectively reduced client expenses and achieved a timely resolution.
Ms. Rouhi earned her J.D. from Southwestern Law School, where she graduated in the top five percent of her class, earned the honors distinction of magna cum laude, and was the recipient of the Dean’s Merit award for her scholastic achievements. Ms. Rouhi was recognized for her academic distinction when she received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Legal Writing, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Small Law Practice Management, Defamation, Privacy, and Publicity, Business Associations, and Employment Law. She also earned the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Legal Writing, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Sales, and Property law. While in law school, Ms. Rouhi served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Barry Russell of the U.S. Central District Bankruptcy Court. Prior to law school, Ms. Rouhi earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
In her free time, Ms. Rouhi enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also loves to bake, swim, and attend live theater performances, such as ballets.
Recent PostsSuccessfully Asserting the Seat Belt Defense and the Effect on Plaintiff’s Recovery
In California, vehicle drivers and passengers are required to obey safety standards and regulations that provide safety for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians, on the roadway. Since 1968, vehicles in California have been required to contain functioning seat belts, meaning “the lower (lap) portion of the belt crosses the hips or upper thighs of the occupant and the upper (shoulder) portion of the belt, if present, crosses the chest in front of the occupant.” Drivers must wear a seat belt at all times, as well as passengers, eight years and older or at least four feet and nine inches tall. However, children under the age of eight, or under four feet and nine inches tall, must use a child safety seat.Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, and Discrimination, through Wordless Communication – The Emoji Dilemma
Wordless communication through emojis has become increasingly popular since the widespread use of smartphones. Emojis are pictographs used to express emotion, gestures, and objects. A study conducted in 2015 by the emotional marketing platform, Emogi, found 92 percent of the online population used emojis. The report found the number one reason individuals use emojis was to accurately express their thoughts and for others to easily understand them.