Shukan Patel is an Associate in the Irvine Office. He assists the Firm with a broad range of legal matters, focusing his practice on code enforcement, contracts and public works, ethics and open government, land use and zoning, and litigation.
While attending law school, Shukan gained broad legal experience as a judicial extern for the Hon. John Kronstadt in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and as a year-long student with UCLA Law's Voting Rights Practicum.
During law school, Shukan served as a Managing Editor for UCLA Law Review, a research assistant to Professor Jon Michaels, a board member for the American Constitution Society, and a mentor for the UCLA Law Fellows program. He earned his J.D. from UCLA School of Law, where he was awarded the Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold Award for earning the highest grade in Local Government Law.
He earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science, with minors in Asian Languages and Public Affairs, summa cum laude and with College Honors from UCLA.
• State Bar of California
• US District Court, Eastern District, CA