Nina Kazazian is a native of Colorado. After college, Ms. Kazazian worked as a financial analyst for a large real estate investment firm in Chicago. During law school, Ms. Kazazian was a summer law clerk with Morrison & Foerster in Denver and San Francisco. Before founding Kazazian & Associates in 2005, Ms. Kazazian was an Associate with Gorsuch Kirgis and McKenna & Cuneo in Denver, and Chadbourne & Parke in New York.
In her spare time, Ms. Kazazian enjoys traveling abroad, hiking and skiing in Colorado, and spending time with family and her two dogs.
Honors and Recognition
Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Attorney peer review rating for High Professional Achievement, High Ethical Standing, and Preeminent Client Review Rating for more than a decade.
Ms. Kazazian directs the firm's employment practice, which handles wage and hour, wrongful termination, descrimination, and employee benefits cases. She also advises small business on choice of entity, compliance, and contracts.
Ms. Kazazian has also successfully defended actions in bankruptcy court and on appeal, and draws on this experience in all aspects of a legal matter, from drafting agreements to avoid litigation, developing litigation strategy when unavoidable, negotiating enforceable settlements, and obtaining judgments and orders to ensure collection of the amounts awarded.
In addition, Ms. Kazazian represents clients in the litigation and arbitration of commercial matters, including franchise termination issues, real estate and business partnerships, contract disputes, and corporate governance.
Ms. Kazazian is also a Certified Mediator (alternative dispute resolution). She can be retained by non-clients to mediate employment law and commercial disputes.
Stanford University (B.A. with Departmental Honors)
Boston University School of Law (J.D. 1992)
Stockholm University (LL.M European Union Law, 2017; and LL.M. International Commercial Arbitration, 2018)
Admitted to Practice
State of Colorado (1992)
District of Columbia (1998)
State of New York (1999)
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado (1992)
U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota (1996)
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (2000)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (2001)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit (1992)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2d Circuit (2007)
Technology and Other Legal Resources:
The firm deploys technology to safeguard client files, securely transfer documents, facilitate case management, and to maintain the confidentiality of client information and communication.
Our resource library includes computer-based research, treatises, and practice guides. Ms. Kazazian regularly follows legal education seminars in a broad range of subjects, not limited to her primary areas of practice.