Karine Akopchikyan

Contact Details



35 E. Union St. Suite B, Pasadena, CA 91103


Karine Akopchikyan focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, insurance coverage litigation and counseling on behalf of policyholders, and defense of construction, products liability, and toxic tort matters.

While at the University of Southern California Gould School of law, Ms. Akopchikyan served as a Senior Executive Editor of the USC Business Law Advisor, a student-run publication of advisory articles relevant to the intersection of business and law. She served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Ronald S.W. Lew of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Ms. Akopchikyan was active in the law school community, serving as student representative for both the Student Bar Association and the Career Services Office.



Complex Commercial Litigation and Insurance Coverage Litigation

Law Firm

Scheidemantle Law Group

Area of Practice

Class Action Defense, Complex Litigation and Arbitration, Construction Defect, Insurance Coverage (Policyholders), Products Liability, Toxic Tort


California, 2015

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of California


University of Southern California Gould School of Law, JD, 2015; California State University, Northridge, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Liberal Studies, 2011