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Abirami ("Abi") Gnanadesigan Member

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • California


Loyola Law School, J.D., 2008

University of Southern California, B.A., 2005

Abi Gnanadesigan is a member in the Litigation Department in Dykema's Los Angeles office. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and intellectual property litigation, and she represents corporations, financial institutions, employers, and court-appointed receivers in a variety of litigation matters in state and federal court, and in mediation and arbitration proceedings.  

Ms. Gnanadesigan has extensive experience handling state and nationwide class action lawsuits on a variety of issues, including wage and hour claims, California's Unfair Competition Law, and  the Consumers Legal Remedies Act.

She recently served as second chair trial counsel in a seven-day contempt trial, which resulted in a judgment of contempt and an award of substantial attorneys' fees and costs in favor of her client. 

Memberships & Involvement

South Asian Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Community/Civic Activities

Abi is committed to giving back to the community and dedicates part of her practice each year to pro bono work. She served as a law clerk for the HIV & AIDS Legal Services Alliance and has volunteered for Bet Tzedek and the Los Angeles County Bar Association Domestic Violence Project.

Recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as a "Woman Of Influence" in Los Angeles, 2021

Recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as a "Top Minority Attorney" in Los Angeles, 2020

Recognized in Southern California Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star for Business Litigation, 2018 and 2019