Mitchell M. Tarighati, Esq. is a seasoned mediator with an exceptional track record of settled cases. Already an experienced civil litigator in private practice, Mr. Tarighati has been engaged in dispute resolution work since 2012, resolving cases with complex issues by diplomatically and patiently bridging the divide between the parties. His unwavering work ethic, personable demeanor, and passion for results have all contributed to his reputation among his peers, the plaintiff’s and defense bars, and insurance industry professionals as an extremely effective neutral.
Mr. Tarighati draws upon a lifetime of diverse experiences and a unique multicultural perspective to resolve the disputes he mediates. His interpersonal skills are well-known, with colleagues commending him on his respectful and patient approach, friendly disposition, and ability to connect with clients of different backgrounds.
Born in Iran, he moved to England at the age of eight, where he later attended a preparatory and military-style school. After studying at the University of London for a year, he moved to Los Angeles in 1995, where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Law. He subsequently moved to New York and earned a J.D., as well as an M.B.A., focusing on the areas of corporate law and finance, respectively.
Mr. Tarighati began his legal career working for a solo practitioner, and thereafter as an associate at a boutique firm focusing his practice on representing professional liability claims against real estate agents and brokers. In 2008, he joined a statewide law firm in California, where he developed a new practice area for the firm in the field of education and school liability law. In this capacity, he represented institutional clients in low, mid- and high exposure tort and employment cases. In 2011, he became a Partner nominee and was voted in as a Partner the following year.
In 2012, Mr. Tarighati cofounded his own firm of Sepassi & Tarighati, LLP, where in addition to his mediation practice, he pursues a balanced plaintiff and defense practice.
“And 20 years of practice I can honestly say that Mitch has been the best with listening, understanding the facts and the legal analysis. Always appreciates the time and effort he puts in.”
“Mitch was great as usual. Recommend every time to the defense.”
“Mr. Tarighati remains my go to choice for mediating my personal injury cases.”
“Mitch Tarighati always does a fantastic job, and this time was no exception.”
“Mitch is the BEST mediator in California today. Period. End of Story.”
“Mr. Tarighati did an outstanding job in getting this case resolved. Defense counsel had mis-calendared it and he went out of his way to contact him and convinced him to accept a mediator’s proposal. he went above and beyond to assist this matter coming to an amicable resolution.”
“I have mediated cases with Mitch for a decade or so. He is top notch and treats everyone professionally. His ability to relate to everyone with empathy despite their position is a skill few mediators possess.”
“Mitch was great and understood the main issues and contentions from both sides. He also worked very hard in facilitating a settlement in this case. I look forward to working with him again in the very near future.”
“Mr. Tarighati was an absolute master and his work ethic in getting this matter resolved was unparalleled. It took a special touch to get this case resolved, and Mitch was able to deliver. Thanks much”