Tanya D. Alsheikh is an associate attorney with Chain | Cohn | Stiles, focusing on accident, injury, and elder abuse cases.

Tanya was raised in Bakersfield, attending Stockdale Christian School and Bakersfield Christian High School. She received her bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount, and her Juris Doctorate from University of San Diego School of Law. During her time at University of San Diego School of Law, Tanya was honored as an associate board member of the school’s competitive moot court team.

Before joining the firm, Tanya served as a legal assistant, legal intern and law clerk for firms in Los Angeles, San Diego and Bakersfield. She worked as a student attorney at the University of San Diego Education and Disability Clinic where she was responsible for meeting clients who could not afford legal counsel. Her responsibilities also included counseling clients, representing them and their interests during meetings, and if necessary, filing a complaint and preparing for formal mediation and hearings.

Tanya is involved in various activities at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church in Bakersfield. You can find her, for example, serving food at the annual Greek Food Festival, which benefits church and other community projects. She is also an Executive Board Member of the Bakersfield Christian High School Alumni Association, and a board member for Kern Community Foundation, whose mission it is to grow philanthropy in Kern County. In 2021, she was chosen as one of the “20 Under 40 People to Watch” in Bakersfield Life Magazine.

She is fluent in Arabic.


Gayla P. -
"They made sure I understood what was going on with everything. I felt nervous because I hadn’t gone through any of this stuff before. I felt like a fish out of water, but they were sure to put me back in the water. I had trust that what the law firm was doing was good for me and my case. Everyone was on it. They were really helpful through all of it. ... I’m satisfied with what I got. God forbid if I ever had to go through this again, I would come back. You’re very good people and you do your job. Everyone here did a good job for me."
Gordon H. -
"I can't say enough good things about everyone in the office. This law firm has always made me feel like part of the family, in and out of the office. I came in during frightening circumstances, but I didn't feel scared because everyone made me feel at ease. I couldn't have asked for a better team to represent us."
Eva F. -
"When you go to the restaurant, I think the most important person is the host, because they set the mood for the rest of your time there. You all did a perfect job from the moment I called to when I got the check ... With the injury, it wasn’t a good road to be on, but it happened. You guys made everything better on this journey."
Mark G., -
"I don’t want to say that it a pleasure doing business with the law firm, because it was more than just business. It was a life-changing experience. I’m not the same as I was before the accident, but I’m alive, and doing better than I would have without the care and attention provided by the firm ... It truly has been a blessing. They did a wonderful job."
John H. -
"From start to finish, I was impressed with their work. Go and see them if you have any elder neglect or abuse issue. I was looking for an attorney to help me hold people accountable. They’ll take your case, and they’ll do a great job."


  • Loyola Marymount University, B.A. 2012
  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D. 2016


  • California


  • Kern County Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California