Mahasti Kashefi is a senior counsel in the San Diego office of Manning & Kass, where she practices on the firm's Workers' Compensation Team. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kashefi defended workers' compensation matters at a prominent law firm in San Diego.
Ms. Kashefi received her BA in international relations with minors in psychology and philosophy from the University of San Diego in 1997, and her JD from California Western School of Law in 2001. While obtaining her law degree, she interned for the Honorable Ronald S. Prager at the San Diego Superior Court. During her second and third years, she was hired by her law school to tutor first year law students. She also served as a contracts research assistant.
Ms. Kashefi is a member of the California State Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. She is also a member of the California Western School of Law Alumni Board and the San Diego County Bar Association. She previously served as vice president of the Barristers Organization and is a former member of the Inns of Court, Welch Chapter. She is fluent in Farsi.