Ara Babaian, Esq – Founding Partner

Ara Babaian, a founding partner of Encore Law Group, provides business and intellectual property law services to mature companies, early-stage startups and entrepreneurs.

Ara represents clients in a a wide variety of industries, including Technology, Entertainment and Media, Real Estate, Health Care, Manufacturing and Distribution, Restaurant, Retail and Professional Services.

He also acts as outside General Counsel to many of his clients.

Earlier in his career, Ara was a partner at Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP, in Beverly Hills, in the firm’s Business Law and Healthcare Law Departments. Prior to that, he was an associate at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP, one of the country’s top law firms, where he represented publicly traded companies in SEC Reporting and Registration, Corporate Governance, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, and complex Mergers and Acquisitions.

Ara earned his JD in 2001 from Loyola Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California at Berkeley.