Neda Ataie received her bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Administration from San Diego State University in 1992. She obtained her J.D. in 1996 from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. She acquired extensive litigation experience as a member of the California Attorney General’s Office in both the Correctional Law Department and Appellate division.

Ms. Ataie gained additional litigation experience with the San Diego District Attorney’s Office as well as working in private practice engaged in family law, immigration, bankruptcy and securities law. She has focused her practice for the last 15 years exclusively to securities industry disputes where she primarily represents brokerage customers at FINRA. Her practice also focuses on reviewing and negotiating broker employment contracts.


  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • San Diego State University, B.A., Finance & Business Administration, 1992


Ms. Ataie’s professional memberships include the American Bar Association, State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. She is an active member in the Persian community and speaks fluent Farsi.