ArentFox Schiff LLP
ArentFox Schiff, Shahiedah worked at the Los Angeles County Counsel’s Office for four years,
where she helped to develop local cannabis policy, monitored developments in cannabis law and
policy within federal, state and local government agencies, and prosecuted unlicensed dispensaries.
She also served as in-house counsel to the County Auditor-Controller and the Treasurer and Tax
Collector, and successfully defended the County against multiple lawsuits. Between stints at the
County Counsel, Shahiedah worked as a deputy city attorney to several cities, where she primarily
focused on land use, the California Environmental Quality Act, and writ litigation. In addition to
extensive experience in land use and cannabis law, Shahiedah has advised clients in the areas of real
estate, business transactions and nonprofit law, and trademark law.