Megan A. Moghtaderi, Associate

Megan A. Moghtaderi is an associate attorney at TLD Law primarily working out of the firm’s Long Beach and Irvine, CA offices. She has been given the rating of “AV Preeminent®” by Martindale-Hubbell for the highest level of professional excellence for her legal knowledge, communication skills, and ethical standards. She was also named a “Gold Client Champion” by Martindale-Hubbell and awarded the “Superb” rating by Avvo for her legal acumen and superior client service.

In January of 2023, the California Board of Legal Specialization certified Ms. Moghtaderi as a legal specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law. She joins an elite group of attorneys who have taken the legal specialization exam and earned this coveted designation. The legal specialization exam is offered every two years in certain practice areas. Attorneys must pass the exam and apply to become board-certified.

Ms. Moghtaderi’s practice includes estate planning for generational wealth, fiduciary representation, trust and estate administration, inheritance litigation, probate, conservatorships, and elder law. Her clients include private fiduciaries, medical providers, IT professionals, as well as business owners, entrepreneurs, corporate institutions, and philanthropists. She works with clients’ certified public accountants, financial planners, and other service providers to provide holistic solutions to clients’ needs and has advised high-net-worth individuals and families in estate planning and trust litigation involving over $100 million in assets.

Ms. Moghtaderi works closely with individuals and families to create estate plans that reflect their unique goals and desires, with an emphasis on reducing the risk of future litigation. As a burgeoning area of law, Ms. Moghtaderi is well versed in the nuances of digital assets and planning and administering these assets advising all clients including those in the technology industry concerning implementing key provisions in their plans for these unique assets. Ms. Moghtaderi also represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in disputes over trusts and estate issues such as accounts, contests, principal and income allocations, and creditor claim disputes.

Ms. Moghtaderi graduated summa cum laude from Biola University and the Torrey Honors College in 2013. She was recognized as the top percent of her graduating class. After receiving her undergraduate degree, she went on to Chapman University Fowler School of Law, earning her J.D. in 2016. She worked as a Judicial Law Extern for the Honorable Kim R. Hubbard, of the Superior Court of Orange County.

While at law school, Ms. Moghtaderi was extremely involved in school organizations and held multiple leadership positions, as the President of the Tax Law Society and Vice President of the Federalist Society, among others. Ms. Moghtaderi’s philanthropic endeavors were widely recognized and she even received A Commitment to Public Service Award during her time at Chapman.

Ms. Moghtaderi still spends significant amounts of time volunteering for non-profits and her charitable efforts continue to grow. Ms. Moghtaderi volunteers with the Christian Legal Aid Society providing pro-bono services to lower-income members of the community. She is the founding member of Food From the Bar Orange County Steering Committee and is a board member for Able ARTS Work, a non-profit that provides lifelong learning, community service, and vocational opportunities through the creative arts for people of all abilities and all ages in an environment of warmth, encouragement, and inclusion.

Ms. Moghtaderi continues her leadership in legal involvement in multiple organizations and is currently a board member of the Orange County Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section and a member of St. Thomas More Society. Ms. Moghtaderi is a sought-after speaker and has spoken and given webinars for certified public accounting firms, financial planners, and the Professional Fiduciary Association of California meetings and conferences.


  • Certified Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediator
  • Commitment to Public Service, Chapman University Fowler School of Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
  • Southern California Super Lawyers® “Rising Star”, 2021 – 2024


  • Secretary/Treasurer, Orange County Bar Association Trust & Estates Section, 2020
  • Orange County Bar Association (“OCBA”), Member
  • OCBA Trusts and Estates Section, Board Member
  • Thomas More Society, Member
  • Board Member, Able ARTS Work
  • Founding Member of the Orange County Steering Committee Food From The Bar
  • Corporate Member of the Professional Fiduciary Association of California (PFAC)


  • Biola University and the Torrey Honors College, (B.A., 2013)
  • Chapman University Fowler School of Law, (J.D., 2016)


  • California, 2016
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California


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