Ms. Soltani has 17 years of experience as a defense attorney in workers’ compensation law, representing various employers and insurance companies nationwide. She has successfully taken many cases to trial with outstanding results and negotiated large complex structured settlements.
During her tenure as a defense attorney, Ms. Soltani has worked with various global insurance and Fortune 1000 companies in workers’ compensation, as well as labor/employment law, including cases involving catastrophic injuries, asbestosis/Silicosis/chemical exposure, LC 132a, and Serious & Willful claims, and uninsured employers. She passed the Workers’ Compensation Legal Specialization examination in October 2019 and is in the process of finalizing her legal specialization application in workers’ compensation law.
Ms. Soltani received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Akron, Ohio, with a minor in French Literature. She spent ten years working as a social worker for various entities, including the Goodwill Industries Job Placement/Vocational Rehabilitation program. She tirelessly advocated for the rights of military veterans and those displaced by the job market due to injuries, illnesses, and mass lay-offs. Ms. Soltani has also worked as a social worker for several shelters for runaway, abused, and neglected teenagers, and worked as a liaison with the Los Angeles Unified School District Special Education program, the Department of Probation, and the Department of Children Services, advocating for the rights of teens in placement due to abandonment, abuse, and neglect.
Ms. Soltani had also worked in the area of public relations and marketing, representing some of the largest law firms, accounting firms, and real estate developers in the country. She has assisted companies in developing a public profile and promoting their line of business. Ms. Soltani was responsible for media relations, special events, and managing advertising campaigns on behalf of her clients. After that, she worked in the entertainment industry for several years, in the area of international movie acquisitions and licensing, while also attending law school.
She is a board member and current treasurer of Southern California Applicant Attorneys Association and a member of Women of Workers Compensation (WOW).
Ms. Soltani has been a panelist and guest speaker on a number of platforms including the California Applicant Attorneys Association Convention, ExamWorks, and GurveysLaw Radio Show.
Ms. Soltani is an avid tennis player and fan and enjoys traveling the globe