Jamil W. Shaaban

Jamil (“Jay”) Shaaban is an Associate at Berger Kahn’s Irvine office.

Jay graduated from Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law in 2020. In addition to his J.D., Jay also received an M.B.A. from Chapman’s Argyros School of Business and Economics through the school’s joint degree program. Prior to attending Chapman, Jay graduated from California State University, Northridge with a B.S. in Business Law in 2015.

Jay was an active member of the Chapman community, serving as a student ambassador and as President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Competition team—where Jay competed and received awards for numerous ADR competitions, both domestic and abroad.

Before joining Berger Kahn, Jay worked as a legal intern at Samuelsen, Gonzalez, Valenzuela & Brown LLP, and as a legal clerk for MJ Legal and Higbee & Associates. In addition to his background in law, Jay also has extensive experience in real estate.

In his free time, Jay is an avid outdoorsman, loves sports, and has raced motocross for the majority of his life.

Education
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law (J.D.), 2020
•Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Competition Team, President

Chapman University Argyros School of Business and Economics (M.B.A.), 2019

California State University, Northridge (B.S., Business Law), 2015
•Pre-law Association

Admitted to Practice
• California

Recent Media Coverage
Berger Kahn Attorneys’ Insurance Article Featured on Reuters and Westlaw Today
Reuters – July 23, 2021

Associates Jay Shaaban, Walker Macon, and Michael Procopio Participate in Virtual Swearing-in Ceremony — Hon. Chris Battersby Presides
Berger Kahn – February 3, 2021

100% Bar Passage Rate for Berger Kahn Associates
Berger Kahn – January 11, 2021

Jay Shaaban Competes in the International Online Mediation Competition
ADR/ODR International – July 30, 2020

Jay Shaaban Wins Gold at Dubai Negotiation Competition
Berger Kahn – November 12, 2019

Berger Kahn is Happy to Welcome Jamil (“Jay”) Shaaban
Berger Kahn – October 22, 2019


Community Involvement

Berger Kahn Speaks at UCI Phi Alpha Delta Meeting
On Wednesday, May 5, Partner Erin Ezra, Paralegal Hannah Hong, and Associates Andrew Wyatt, Jamie Rice, Nan Nayyar, Jay Shaaban, and Walker Macon participated in a speaking engagement hosted by UCI’s Phi Alpha Delta chapter.

Jay Shaaban Speaks to Palmdale High School AVID Students
On Wednesday, April 14, associate Jay Shaaban spoke at his alma mater Palmdale High School for AVID—a college prep program which he participated in throughout his high school career.

Associate Jay Shaaban Coaches Chapman Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Competition Team
On January 29 and 30, 2021, Associate Jay Shaaban helped coach the Chapman Law Alternative Dispute Resolution competition team in Tulane Law School’s annual Professional Football Negotiation Competition.

Jay Shaaban Coaches Chapman ADR Team at International Mediation Competition
On the weekends of October 30-November 1 and November 7-8, 2020, Jay Shaaban helped coach three Chapman Fowler School of Law’s Alternative Dispute Resolution teams at the International Mediation Singapore (IMSG) competition, held virtually this year.

Berger Kahn Participates in OCBF Project Youth’s OC Marathon Fundraiser
Berger Kahn is once again fundraising for the Orange County Bar Foundation Project Youth OC Marathon event.

Berger Kahn Volunteers at the National Representation in Media ADR Competition
On Sunday, March 1, 2020, Shareholder David Ezra, Partner Erin Ezra, and Law Clerk Jay Shaaban volunteered as judges for the National Representation in Media mediation competition place at Chapman Law School.

Jay Shaaban Participates in Tulane Law School’s Professional Football Negotiation Competition
On January 24 and 25, 2020, Law Clerk Jay Shaaban participated in Tulane Law School’s annual Professional Football Negotiation Competition in New Orleans.