LAW : FACULTY
- San Francisco
Adjunct Professor Ariana Mohit is partner and co-founder of a sustainable real estate development company dedicated to bringing ecologically responsible "green" housing to disadvantaged neighborhoods. She is also "Of Counsel" to a San Francisco firm whose practice includes constitutional law, real estate, land use, labor and employment, and civil litigation.
Prior to teaching at Golden Gate University, Professor Mohit was a member of the Appellate Practice Group at Meyers, Nave, Riback, Silver & Wilson. Immediately prior to joining Meyers Nave, she was an associate at Chavez & Gertler, LLP, where she specialized in consumer class actions and catastrophic injury cases. While there, Professor Mohit worked on several cases resulting in multi-million dollar verdicts and second-chaired a nine week jury trial that resulted in a 6.9 million dollar verdict and garnered her a nomination for the Consumer Attorneys of California Attorney of the Year (2006).Her previous legal experience also includes work on several high-profile complex litigation cases, including Flores v. Albertsons, a statewide class action involving defendant supermarkets' failure to compensate their janitorial employees in accordance with state and federal wage and hour laws; and Pineda v. Wallman, a lawsuit involving more than 114 monolingual Spanish speaking tenants of a collapsed apartment complex in Echo Park.Professor Mohit received her BA from the University of California, Berkeley, and her JD from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she was a member of the inaugural class of the law school's Program in Public Interest Law and Policy.