NAZARETH M. HAYSBERT
Nazareth M. Haysbert is a trial lawyer and managing partner of the law firm Haysbert | Moultrie LLP. He concentrates his legal practice in the areas of civil anti-terrorism litigation, class action/mass tort litigation, and global human rights. He has extensive experience advising, counseling, and advocating on behalf of a wide range of clients from various socio-economic backgrounds. Such clients include the unlawfully harmed, indigent and oppressed, citizens of other countries, as well as members of civil & human rights groups.
Nazareth has produced successful settlements and has litigated numerous state and federal court cases against defendants located both domestically and internationally. Such lawsuits have involved excessive force, sexual abuse, medical malpractice, products liability, wrongful death, personal injury, and various other matters. His most recent notable cases and contributions include a $500,000 medical malpractice settlement on behalf of a United States federal prison inmate, a $600,000 excessive force settlement on behalf of a mentally ill homeless man, multiple six figure breach of contract and fraud settlements, and significant amounts of pro bono work.
Nazareth graduated from Georgetown University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in International Politics, and subsequently began his professional career as a Global Energy Strategist with JPMorgan Chase, working in its New York headquarters. He then embarked on a career in law, attending the Pepperdine University School of Law before completing his studies at the University Of Oklahoma College Of Law, from which he received his Juris Doctorate.
While in law school, Nazareth clerked for the Honorable Vicki Miles-LaGrange, Chief United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, as well as the law firm of Webber Wentzel in Johannesburg, South Africa. During his time in South Africa, Nazareth founded the non-profit organization Law Students for Africa, and also traveled multiple times to northern Uganda with the international relief organization Pros for Africa, leading humanitarian efforts on behalf of women and children survivors of atrocities. Nazareth regularly makes trips to countries all over the world, including those in Africa, to maintain his contacts and keep an open dialogue with the people of those nations and the issues they are forced to withstand.
Nazareth is admitted to the State Bar of California, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Among his professional affiliations, he is a member of the American Association for Justice, the John M. Langston Bar Association, and the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities. He has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star.