Top Law Firm, PR Firm Join Legal Team of L.A. Man Attacked by Antisemitic Mob

Glaser Weil LLP and Sitrick And Company–two of the nation’s top law and public relations firms, respectively–have joined Arash and Benny Khorsandi of The Law Office of Arash Khorsandi and Michael Yadegaran of Avenue Law APC in representing a victim of the May 18 antisemitic attack in front of a Los Angeles restaurant pro bono.

Scales of Justice in an empty courtroom.

According to a press release, the attack was perpetuated by a group of people waving Palestinian flags in front of their vehicles who then threw bottles at a group of people eating in the front of the Sushi Fumi restaurant in the Beverly Grove area. The group then attacked the diners after asking if they were Jewish. The legal team’s client, a Lebanese-Armenian Christian, defended his Jewish friends and, according to a press release, “was being beaten on the floor, and was quickly bumrushed by several members of the mob, and was also pepper sprayed. The client had to receive urgent medical care at a nearby hospital.” Two male suspects have been arrested since the attack.

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