Overview

Maya Hamouie is an associate in the Real Estate Group in Nossaman’s Los Angeles office. She focuses her practice on real estate and commercial disputes in both state and federal courts, representing both public and private sector clients. Maya advises clients on legal issues that could affect their business operations and the appropriate actions they should consider taking to avoid litigation.

Maya’s litigation experience includes working with expert witnesses; drafting complaints, counterclaims, dispositive motions and written discovery; negotiating and litigating discovery disputes; managing large-scale electronic document reviews and productions; assisting in arbitrations; and preparing cases for trial.

Experience

Experience

Real Estate Matters

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Member of litigation team representing Metro in a dispute against a tenant involving the determination of market rent on a ground lease.

Various Public Agencies. Assist in representing various public agencies including the City of Los Angeles, the City of Bakersfield, the City of Modesto, the California High Speed Rail Authority and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, in real estate, acquisition and relocation matters in connection with a variety of infrastructure projects.

County of Los Angeles. Member of litigation team representing the County of Los Angeles in a quiet title and breach of contract action related to property located in Malibu.

Real Estate Investor. Assist in representing owner of several residential properties located in Newport Beach relating to lease termination, renewals, waste and fraudulent transfers.

Restaurant Chain. Represented owner of restaurant chain in lawsuit relating to a lease termination.

Other Litigation

Texas Department of Transportation. Member of litigation team representing the Department of Transportation in breach of contract action relating to the SH 99 / Grand Parkway Project and various construction and contract claims relating to the Harbor Bridge Project.

Construction Company. Assisted in representing custom home building company in breach of contract action against defendant who acted unilaterally to terminate the parties’ construction agreement.

Health Insurance Agency. Member of litigation team defending client against class action involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in federal court.
County of Los Angeles. Member of litigation team that represented the County of Los Angeles in a fraud and negligent misrepresentation case against a large accounting firm.

Student Debt Document Preparation Companies. Member of litigation team that defended client in the student loan document preparation industry in federal court litigation against the Federal Trade Commission. Claims include violations of the FTC Act and Telemarketing Sales Rule compliance.

Public Hospital District. Member of litigation team that defended multiple parties in lawsuit brought by physician who was removed from his leadership positions as chief of staff elect for violating leadership criteria. Dispute resolved in successful settlement for the client.

Employment Dispute. Assisted in defending large corporation in an employment related action, which included claims for discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

Insights

Publications

Speaking Engagements

Organizations

Community & Professional

International Right of Way Association – Chapter 1, Young Professional Committee Chair

Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Los Angeles), Representative of the ABTL's Young Lawyers Division

California State Bar Association, Member

Honors

Honors & Recognitions

Chapter 1’s Young Professional of the Year, International Right of Way Association, 2019

Education

Admissions

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