Zaur D. Gajiev
Zaur is a Commercial Litigation associate at White & Case, focusing on class actions, complex business disputes, privacy claims, and consumer products. He has advised and represented clients in a range of industry sectors including technology, automotive, real estate development, telecommunications, and consumer goods and retail.
Prior to joining White & Case, Zaur clerked for Judge Richard C. Tallman on the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He also clerked for Judge William B. Shubb on the US District Court for the Eastern District of California.
Zaur graduated in the top of his class from Pepperdine University School of Law. During law school, he served on the Pepperdine Law Review and worked for Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw on the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Judge S. James Otero on the US District Court for the Central District of California.
Prior to his legal career, Zaur served as an Auxiliary Police Officer with the New York Police Department, and as a Peace Officer with the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
Turmoil Surrounding the Self-Incrimination Clause: Why the Constitution Does Not Forbid Your Silence from Speaking Volumes, 6 Faulkner L. Rev. 231 (2015)
CALI Excellence Awards for Top Grades in Complex Civil Litigation, Evidence, Constitutional Law, Wills and Trusts, and Criminal Procedure, Pepperdine University School of Law, 2013-2015