Ms. Kani’s labor and employment experience spans two decades across a wide variety of industries, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Ms. Kani’s practice focuses on advice and counseling on all aspects of labor and employment law, human resources management, and defense of labor and employment litigation.
Ms. Kani handles day-to-day employment law issues that arise through her clients' businesses, regardless of size or industry. In addition, she routinely handles internal investigations for employers and responds on her clients' behalf to complaints filed with government agencies. Ms. Kani is also a seasoned litigator, with experience in sexual harassment, disability, retaliation, wage and hour, and trade secret disputes.
Ms. Kani is the primary attorney on all Kani Law Group matters. However, when it is in her clients’ best interests, Ms. Kani supervises other attorneys and staff, specifically retained for their excellence, to provide the best service for her clients.
Ms. Kani graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, cum laude. She earned two undergraduate degrees (Political Science; International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies) from the University of California, Irvine, summa cum laude. Ms. Kani has served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Howard A. Matz, Judge of the United States District Court, Central District of California. She is admitted to practice law in the state of California, as well as several United States District Courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Prior to opening Kani Law Group, Ms. Kani was a labor and employment attorney at Foley & Lardner LLP and O’Melveny & Myers LLP in San Francisco. Ms. Kani has published articles for the San Francisco Recorder and has regularly contributed to industry magazines regarding labor and employment matters.
Ms. Kani has also been named a Rising Star by Superlawyers Magazine in Labor and Employment Law for solo and small firm practice. Selection is based on peer nomination and research process designed to select the highest rated attorneys. Ms. Kani also has the highest ranking on Avvo with a designation of Superb thanks to her 10 out of 10 rating.
Ms. Siami is a Human Resources expert with more than 15 years’ experience.
Her experience includes:
Prior to her role as an HR advisor, Ms. Siami was responsible for providing Human Resources guidance and support at Broadcom Corporation, a Fortune 500 high-tech company, where she handled complex employee relations issues; supported M&A/Integration initiatives; provided guidance to employees and management in conflict resolution; led internal investigations; and resolved complaints (sexual harassment, discrimination, policy violations, etc.). She then went on to join World Singles Networks LLC, as head of HR, where she was responsible for building an HR infrastructure.
Ms. Siami obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and received a Certificate in Human Resources Management from University of California, Irvine (UCI). She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).