A seasoned California attorney with a dynamic background and six years of distinguished legal practice, Gary Karapetyan brings a wealth of experience to Morgan & Morgan as the Pre-Suit Supervising Attorney. A 2017 graduate of the University of West Los Angeles, School of Law, Gary graduated as the Class Valedictorian, earning the coveted Suma Cum Laude award. In addition, Gary's commendable dedication to academic excellence was recognized through an impressive achievement of 15 Witkin Academic Excellence Awards for securing the highest scholastic scores in each course.
Before stepping into the legal world, Gary served in the US Navy with honor, courage, and commitment from 1997 to 2001. Throughout this tenure, Gary received numerous letters of commendation and left the service with an Honorable Discharge. The post-naval journey saw Gary venture into diverse business ventures, owning and operating a range of establishments from restaurants and gas stations to being a franchisee with Farmer Boys Restaurant.
The array of business experiences was complemented by Gary's role as a Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, a testament to a solid grasp on the intricacies of finance. Gary's passion for learning and growth is reflected in the many licenses held, including the notary license, real estate broker license, the Series 7 and 66, as well as life and annuity licenses.
With an unparalleled blend of military discipline, entrepreneurial acumen, and legal expertise, Gary is well-poised to lead and excel in the role at Morgan & Morgan. Here, the focus is on leveraging this multifaceted experience to deliver unparalleled legal representation to our valued clients.
- University of West Los Angeles, School of Law - 2017 Juris Doctor (JD) degree. Class Valedictorian, Suma Cum Laude
- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Moffett Field, CA 2003 Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics. Magna Cum Laude
Awards and Recognitions
- Letters of Appreciation & Commendation, Honorary Navy Recruiter Certificate for recruiting 5 people into the Navy.
- Honor Certificate for achieving highest scholastic score in Aviation Support Equipment Course.
- Outstanding Physical Readiness Award for demonstrating top personal performance & highest level of excellence.
- “Hardcharger” in recognition of superior performance.
- US Navy Good Conduct Medal Ribbon
- Embry-Riddle Aero. University Magna Cum Laude GPA 3.957
- Class Valedictorian of Graduate Class of 2017. Recipient of 15 Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence