Tina Glandian joined Geragos & Geragos in 2005. After working in the Los Angeles office for a number of years, Ms. Glandian opened the firm's New York office which she now heads. Licensed in California, New York, Nevada, and Florida, Ms. Glandian's multijurisdictional practice encompasses a wide range of areas including civil litigation, criminal defense, and appeals.
Ms. Glandian's case list includes the prosecution of claims against Eva Longoria by her former business partners in a business dispute in Las Vegas, the defense of bribery charges against Navnoor Kang in the Southern District of New York, the Bulos Zumot murder and arson trial in San Jose, the Brent Wilkes corruption trial in San Diego, and the federal court challenge to the Ohio Elections Commission on behalf of former congressional candidate David Krikorian. Ms. Glandian's notable clients also include pop singers Chris Brown and Kesha Rose Sebert ("Ke$ha"), former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, and Ice-Cube's three-on-three basketball league, Big3 Basketball.
Ms. Glandian successfully prevented the dismissal of a lawsuit against Duke University by the parents of a student who drowned during a Duke study abroad program in Costa Rica, following her oral argument of the case to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Thackurdeen v. Duke Univ., 15-3082-cv (2d Cir. 2016). Ms. Glandian also served as the lead appellate attorney on the Michael Jackson v. XtraJet, et al. case, which arose from the illegal wiretapping of Jackson and his attorneys on a private jet. After she orally argued the case before Division Three of the Second Appellate District in the Court of Appeal of the State of California, the case settled for $2.5 million. Ms. Glandian currently serves on the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in the In re: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2434, pending in the Southern District of New York, against Bayer Pharmaceuticals arising from product defects related to the intrauterine device MirenaÂ®.
Ms. Glandian has been selected as a Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine from 2012-2019. Ms. Glandian has also spoken on a number of panels including alongside legal giant F. Lee Bailey at the National Trial Lawyer's Summit in Miami, Florida.
Ms. Glandian earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of California, San Diego in 2003, and her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in 2007. She is admitted to practice in all state courts in California, New York, Nevada, and Florida. She is also admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Ninth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.
While attending law school, Ms. Glandian served as an Articles Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. In this capacity, she served as a research assistant to Mark Geragos in the publication of The Thirteenth Juror: Media Coverage of Supersized Trials in Volume 39, Number 4, of the law review's journal. As a law student, Ms. Glandian also clerked for the Honorable Dickran Tevrizian (Ret.) at the United States District Court for the Central District of California. In addition, she participated in a summer law program in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she took courses in international and comparative law and the international protection of human rights.
Aside from the practice of law, Ms. Glandian is a licensed California real estate broker and she leads the Hospitality Division of Geragos Global. In this capacity, she identifies and assesses new acquisitions on a national level while foreseeing and addressing potential legal issues which may arise. Ms. Glandian's legal, real estate, and hospitality background make her a valuable member of the team.