Datev ‘Dave’ Shenian

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Datev ‘Dave’ Shenian is Senior Counsel at ADLI Law Group.

Mr. Shenian’s practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, with emphasis on real estate, commercial, contracts, creditor’s rights, business fraud and unfair business practices. In over 235 years, Mr. Shenian has developed extensive experience, first at a Beverly Hills boutique firm where he quickly assumed a supervisory role, mentoring associates. He then served a broad array of institutional clients at a prestigious firm with a 100-year plus history.

Prior to joining ADLI Law Group, Mr. Shenian served as President and principal attorney at Shenian Law Firm, a firm he established in April 2006. His firm represented a broad range of clients from Fortune 500 companies to small and middle-sized companies, entrepreneurs and individuals. His experience includes pre-trial litigation, trials and appeals in state and federal courts, judicial and private arbitration, mediation and administrative proceedings in matters ranging in size upwards of multi-million dollar disputes. Many of Mr. Shenian’s clients include financial institutions, manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, service providers, professionals, real estate investors, franchisees, and others.

Mr. Shenian graduated Cum Laude from the University of California Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology and also obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California Los Angeles, School of Law. Mr. Shenian is committed to helping clients by providing them with efficient, creative and effective representation to resolve their legal matters. Intelligently aggressive in litigation, he strives to maximize the results for his clients. He has complemented his experience as an advocate by serving as an arbitrator as well as temporary judge in Los Angeles Superior Courts.

Areas of Practice:

  • Commercial
  • Creditor’s Rights
  • Contracts
  • Real Estate
  • Fraud and Unfair Business Practices


  • UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California, Juris Doctor, 1993
  • UCLA, Los Angeles, California, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Cum Laude, 1990

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • California State Bar, 1993
  • Litigation Section, Real Property Law Section
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District


  • English
  • Armenian

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