Los Angeles

Los Angeles

The Los Angeles office offers a dynamic and diversified practice in the primary areas of commercial law. A team of approximately 30 Los Angeles lawyers advises on litigation, arbitration, corporate and transactional matters, corporate governance, corporate finance, insurance, bankruptcy and reorganizations, real estate and corporate workouts, tax, fraud, marketing practices, trade regulation and regulatory matters.

Our lawyers represent clients in complex litigation in federal and state courts, administrative and other regulatory proceedings, and arbitrations and mediations. The group has substantial experience in all areas of civil litigation and arbitration matters, including antitrust and trade regulation, bankruptcy, contract disputes, corporate governance, environmental and energy matters, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, class actions and 17200 disputes, insurance and reinsurance disputes, claims involving fraud and marketing practices, employment, product liability, consumer actions, professional liability and securities matters.

The Los Angeles office’s corporate and business lawyers advise clients on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and related SEC rules. They have a thorough understanding of corporate governance rules of the NYSE and NASDAQ, including areas related to director independence, audit committee qualifications, auditor independence, internal control and executive loans.

Our lawyers represent US and international clients on mergers and acquisitions; securities and banking matters; reorganizations and workouts; public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities on behalf of underwriters and issuers; joint venture matters; and issuances of letters of credit. Our corporate and business lawyers also provide legal counseling in connection with general and limited partnership matters, franchising and distribution arrangements, employment law and general corporate matters.

Our office represents many of the world’s leading property, casualty, life and health insurers, reinsurers, brokers, agents, debtors and creditors of insolvent insurers, and trade associations. The Los Angeles practice encompasses practice groups in Bankruptcy, Tax, Fraud, Entertainment, Marketing, Advertising, Trade Regulation and Regulatory Matters.