Ms. Khechoomian is an attorney licensed in California and Illinois. Her practice includes public and private international law, commercial litigation, and transactional law. As part of Kerkonian Dajani LLP’s public interest practice, she provides counseling to foreign entities and non-governmental organizations and litigates under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and Alien Tort Statute in U.S. federal courts.
Ms. Khechoomian's international experience includes serving as a Visiting Professional at the International Criminal Court in the Hague and clerking at the United Nations criminal tribunal prosecuting genocide and crimes against humanity in Cambodia. She also has experience in civil litigation and at the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Los Angeles.
Ms. Khechoomian graduated from Loyola Law School with a concentration in international law. She has over a decade of journalism under her belt as a copy editor at Yerevan Magazine and co-founder of the Armenian Chronicles publication based out of UCLA, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree and taught journalism part-time.
Ms. Khechoomian is fluent in Swedish, Armenian, English, and basic Farsi.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES - BA in History and Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
LOYOLA LAW SCHOOL - JD, International Law Concentration
State Bar of California
State Bar of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States