Ms. Soltani received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Akron, Ohio, with a minor in French Literature. She spent 10 years working as a social worker for various entities, including the Goodwill Industries Job Placement/Vocational Rehabilitation program, where she tirelessly advocated for the rights of military veterans and those displaced by the job market due to injuries, illnesses, and mass lay-offs. She 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.
Subsequently, Ms. Soltani 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. In that role, she assisted companies in developing a public profile and promote their line of business. Ms. Soltani was responsible for media relations, special events, and managing advertising campaigns on behalf of her clients. Thereafter, Ms. Soltani worked in the entertainment industry for several years, in the area of international movie acquisitions and licensing, while also attending law school.
Ms. Soltani has been a licensed attorney for almost 20 years. She spent 17 years as a defense attorney in workers’ compensation law, representing various employers and insurance companies nationwide. During her tenure as a defense attorney, she 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 has successfully taken many cases to trial with outstanding results, and negotiated large complex structured settlements.
Ms. Soltani is an avid tennis player and fan, and enjoys traveling the globe.