Ziyad Ibrahim Naccasha

Ziyad Ibrahim Naccasha

Founder and Managing Partner at Carmel & Naccasha LLP
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Insurance Defense ...
  • California, Illinois
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Biography

Ziyad is a partner and co-founder of Carmel & Naccasha LLP. He counsels domestic and international companies, their shareholders and officers in a variety of matters relating to their formation, business structure, employment litigation and insurance needs. Ziyad also serves as outside general counsel to SESLOC and a number of other companies and local businesses for their contract, real estate, employment, insurance and litigation needs. He also has represented domestic and international insurers and reinsurers in the defense of claims, on coverage disputes and in insurance policy drafting. As a complement to the representation of businesses, he also works with business owners and their families to transition between generations through estate and succession planning.

Ziyad and his wife, Nihal (a local physician) have two lovely children, Emile and Hannah. They reside in San Luis Obispo and, in their free time, enjoy traveling, skiing, outdoor sports and spending quality time with family and friends. Ziyad is an avid hiker and runner and is known for his affinity for automobiles.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate
    Insurance Defense
    Employment Law
    Employment Contracts
Additional Practice Areas
  • Risk Management Policy & Procedures
  • Family Business & Estate Planning
  • Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 219831
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Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • Arabic: Spoken, Written
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Local Counsel
Templeton Community Services District
- Current
Partner
Carmel & Naccasha LLP
- Current
Ziyad is a partner and co-founder of Carmel & Naccasha LLP. Ziyad counsels domestic and international companies, their shareholders and officers in a variety of matters relating to their formation, business structure, litigation and insurance needs. Ziyad also serves as one of the firm’s primary litigators, focusing on commercial, public agency, real property and insurance litigation matters. He also has represented domestic and international insurers and reinsurers in a variety of coverage and litigation disputes.
Of Counsel
Meckler Bulger & Tilson
- Current
Partner
Querrey & Harrow, Ltd.
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Associate Attorney
Blatt, Hammesfahr & Eaton
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Associate
Querrey & Harrow, Ltd.
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Education
University of Notre Dame
J.D. (1990) | Law
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California State University - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.S. (1987) | Business Administration
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Awards
2023 SLO County Family-Friendly Workplaces Award- Blue Diamond Level
San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce
We are so grateful to the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce for highlighting the importance of family-friendly workplaces and are thrilled to have received a blue diamond-level award this year. And thank you to Grace Central Coast Church for hosting this month’s meeting. “These awards are for public, private, and nonprofit employers of any size on the Central Coast and seek to recognize and support organizations that adopt and implement family-friendly practices for their employees.”
Professional Associations
The State Bar of Illinois
Current
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San Luis Obispo County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Santa Maria Valley Chamber
Member
- Current
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Santa Barbara County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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California State Bar  # 219831
Member
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Family-Friendly Workplace Practices, San Luis Obispo, CA
KCBXs Issues and Ideas Program
On SLO’s local KCBX (90.1 FM) radio, Carmel & Naccasha Managing Partner Ziyad Naccasha was interviewed by Jim Dantona, president and CEO of the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce, for the “Working Lunch” segment on KCBX’s Issues and Ideas program. The “Working Lunch” segment, was started during COVID as a way to connect with the community during the pandemic and has been interviewing thriving family-friendly businesses since.
When Your Company Needs a General Counsel?, San Luis Obispo, CA
California Polytechnic State University
Preventative strategies are vital to limit a company’s liability exposure. An outside general counsel helps avoid problems and can assist with setting the tone in the workplace. Carmel & Naccasha recognizes that MBA students could greatly benefit from understanding how crucial a general counsel is in entrepreneurial success. We extend our gratitude to Professor Lisa Sperow for the invitation to Carmel & Naccasha LLP to engage with your classroom.
Websites & Blogs
Website
Attorney Profile
Blog
“Working Lunch” With Ziyad Naccasha
Blog
LLP Security and Insurance Considerations
Contact & Map
Carmel & Naccasha LLP
694 Santa Rosa St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Telephone: (805) 546-8785
Fax: (805) 546-8015
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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