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Payam Saljoughian

Payam A. Saljoughian



Payam’s practice includes representing the firm’s health care clients in litigation and transactional matters. He works with hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and other senior care and housing providers. He advises them on a broad range of issues such as Medicare and Medi-Cal reimbursement, licensure and regulatory issues, resident issues, and contract drafting. Payam also has experience with the legal concerns of nonprofit organizations, having prepared multiple tax exemption applications for the firm’s nonprofit clients.

Prior to joining Hanson Bridgett, Payam worked as a legal extern in the Office of Circuit Executive for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and as a legal intern in the Office of General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


J.D. University of California College of the Law, San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings) ( 2011 )
B.S. University of California, Santa Cruz ( 2008 )

Academic Distinction

Moot Court, Best Oral Advocate

Admissions and Courts

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Iranian American Bar Association, NorCal President

"What Senior Living Providers Need to Know About New Eviction Moratorium in California," Senior Housing News (September 2020)

California Lawyers Association, Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Legal Services Award (2019–2021)

Legal Extern to the Office of Circuit Executive, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit