Shafiel A. Karim

Shafiel A. Karim

JD/MBA Attorney Licensed In CA/MN/DC
  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, Employment Law...
  • California, District of Columbia, Minnesota
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Mr. Karim currently represents small and medium sized business in general business matters and civil litigation matters as well as diesel truck owners in a proposed consumer class action against General Motors for allegedly misrepresenting the fuel economy of various Chevrolet and GMC trucks and vans. Mr. Karim also represented consumer plaintiffs in a proposed class action against Trader Joe’s and Ralphs grocery stores for allegedly misrepresenting the true salt content in private label sunflower seeds. Prior to starting this office, Mr. Karim was a senior manager in a family-owned medium sized dietary supplement manufacturer for over a decade. Mr. Karim has experience solving the unique problems found in small businesses, including improving non-family employee morale while keeping family member stakeholders satisfied while improving the competitive advantages of the business. During law school, Mr. Karim worked as a law clerk for Ridout Lyon + Ottoson LLP, a class action law firm, where he assisted attorneys in representing Los Angeles residents in a class action that attacked the constitutionality of parking ticket reviews by the City of Los Angeles’ subcontractors. Mr. Karim also worked as a law clerk for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a civil rights advocacy organization, where he assisted attorneys in a class action lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation for alleged infringements of constitutionally protected privacy rights.

Southwestern Law School
J.D. (2013) | Law
Claremont Consortium of Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
MBA (2012) | Strategy
California State University - Long Beach
M.A. (2010) | Religious Studies
California State University - Fullerton
B.A. (2008) | Religious Studies
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Law Office of Shafiel A. Karim
- Current
Law Clerk
Ridout Lyon + Ottoson LLP
Law Clerk
Council on American-Islamic Relations
Graduate Assistant
California State University, Long Beach
Vice President
NHK Laboratories, Inc.
Articles & Publications
"Clear and Conspicuous" Disclosures Between Celebrity Endorsers and Advertisers on Social Media Websites
Competition, J. Antitrust, UCL & Privacy Sec. of Stat. Bar of Cal.
A Survey of the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2011
Natural Products Insider
A Brief Survey of the Food Safety Modernization Act
Arnstein & Lehr Food, Beverage & Nutrition Blog
Dietary Supplement Firms, CGMPs and the Park Doctrine
Arnstein & Lehr Food, Beverage & Nutrition Blog
ISO Standards in a GMP Environment
Natural Products Insider
Professional Associations
Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Current
Orange County Bar Association
- Current
American Bar Association
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
Federal Circuit
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Employment Law
  • Trademarks
  • Products Liability
  • Bengali: Spoken
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Law Office of Shafiel A. Karim Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of Shafiel A. Karim
2698 Junipero Avenue
Suite 201A
Signal Hill, CA 90755
Telephone: (562) 246-5371
Fax: (562) 285-9990