Mane Sardaryan


Mane is a litigation associate at SKIERMONT DERBY LLP and represents clients in a number of business and employment matters.  Since her admission to the California State Bar, Mane has been trial counsel in a six-week employment trial and has second-chaired a one-week employment trial in the Los Angeles Superior Court, has second-chaired an arbitration before ADR Services, been involved in obtaining an order granting summary adjudication in a contract dispute worth over $1 million, and contributed in the substantial research and drafting of an appellate brief for the California Court of Appeal in a matter regarding adding individuals as post-judgment debtors based on alter ego allegations, which resulted in a 3-0 decision in favor of the client.  She was also substantially responsible for drafting motions that ultimately led to obtaining a favorable settlement in a matter relating to the auction of certain memorabilia belonging to Kobe Bryant.  

Mane joined SKIERMONT DERBY LLP as an associate of Derby Curtis LLP before the merger.  Currently, Mane is the lead associate in various matters involving contract, employment, and business disputes, and handles all aspects of litigation, including discovery, taking and defending depositions, attending mediations, drafting and arguing motions, trial preparations, and conducting examination at trial.  She has been recognized as a Rising Star by the California Super Lawyers (2014–2020).  Mane was profiled in the 2019 Southern California Rising Star Magazine – “A Figure of Speech.” 

Mane earned her Juris Doctor from Pepperdine Law School, where she was elected to the Order of the Barristers.  During law school, Mane was a member of the Dispute Resolution Law Journal, the Moot Court Board, and the Trial Advocacy Team.  She also served as the Executive Board Clerk for the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and as a judicial extern to the Honorable Kathleen Thompson of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.  Mane received her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Emphasis on Ethics and Law, from the University of Southern California, with a minor in Russian Area Studies.

Awards & Accolades

Profiled in 2019 SoCal “Rising Stars” Publication.

Selected to the list of Southern California’s “Rising Stars” (2014-2018).

Named a Rising Star by California Super Lawyers (2014-2016)

Contact Information

800 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1450, Los Angeles, CA 90017

(213) 788-4500

Pepperdine University School of Law

National Champion, National Civil Trial Competition (Fall 2011)

Regional Champion, American Association for Justice National Trial Competition (Spring 2011)

Finalist, National Trial Competition (Spring 2012)

Pepperdine University Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution

Certificate in Dispute Resolution

University of Southern California

B.A., Philosophy, Emphasis on Ethics and Law

Bar Admissions
State Bar of California
Central District of California
Southern District of California

1601 Elm St
Suite 4400
Dallas, TX 75201

(214) 978-6600

Los Angeles
800 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1450
Los Angeles, CA 90017

(213) 788-4500