Margaret Gabuchian

Margaret Gabuchian

Costa Mesa, California

With a passion for helping clients no matter the kind of legal dispute, Margaret Gabuchian draws from a broad background of experience - including immigration law, corporate law, entertainment law, and workers' compensation insurance litigation.

But fighting for aggrieved employees in unlawful discrimination and harassment cases is what Ms. Gabuchian enjoys most. Through her work as an associate attorney at California Employment Counsel, APC, Ms. Gabuchian strives to provide support for California workers in the enforcement of their civil rights.

Ms. Gabuchian graduated in the top 10% of her Southwestern School of Law class in 2016. Having been selected to serve the Honorable Judge Samuel Der-Yeghiayan of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division while in law school, she brings a unique, behind-the-scenes understanding of the judicial process to each case. That insight, coupled with her years of negotiation and legal writing practice as both a plaintiff and defense attorney, makes Ms. Gabuchian a ready advocate for California workers both in and out of court.

Ms. Gabuchian is admitted to the State Bar of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2016


  • Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Occidental College, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With Honors

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Contracts I and Civil Procedure II, 2013 - 2014
  • Witkin Award - Contracts II and Civil Procedure II; Bluebook Award; Dean's Merit Award, 2013 - 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Member, 2019
  • Armenian Bar Association, Member, 2016

Past Employment Positions

  • Stockwell, Harris, Woolverton & Helphrey, Associate Attorney, 2017 - 2019

Pro Bono Activities

  • Corporate Law, 2016 - 2019
  • General Liability, 2016 - 2019

Ancillary Businesses

  • Health Care Regulation


  • Armenian