William Litvak

William Litvak

Managing Partner
Location:
Los Angeles, California
Phone:
310-477-5575
Fax:
310-477-7090
Email:

Mr. Litvak was admitted to California Bar in 1979. Admitted to practice before all State and federal courts in the state of california, the 9th circuit court of appeals and the United States Supreme Court.  Admitted Pro Hac Vice in numerous state and federal courts including Arizona, Illinois, Kansas and Nevada. Extensive trial experience, including numerous jury trials to verdict; Significant appellate experience including appearance before the California Supreme Court.

He has an emphasis on trial and appellate practice of business, real estate and public law disputes and related professional liability litigation.

Mr. Litvak is an expert Witness and Consultant in numerous Legal Malpractice actions arising out of business, real estate and public law matters.  Designated as an expert witness by both plaintiffs and Defendants.  Testified at depositions and admitted as expert and testified in the los angeles County and ventura County Superior Courts.

Areas of Practice

  • Trial and Appellate Practice of Business
  • Real Estate
  • Public Law Disputes
  • Professional Liability Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1979

Education

  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California - 1985
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1976
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy - 1985

Published Works

  • The People (Culver City, real party in interest) v. Gray (2012) 204 Cal.App.4th 1041, Review Granted – Supreme Court Affirmed: People vs. Gray (2014) 58 Cal 4th 901
  • In Re Marriage of McTiernan and Dubrow (2005) 133 Cal.App.4th 1090.
  • D & M Financial v. City of Long Beach (2006) 136 Cal.App.4th 165.
  • Mongols Nation v. City of Lancaster (2012) 208 Cal.App.4th 124, Ordered De-Published at 145 Cal.Rptr.3d 122.

Honors and Awards

  • "AV" rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Listed “Super Lawers,” Southern California Edition
  • Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America-Dedicated to Diversity
  • Commendations/Recognition: State Bar of California
  • Commendations/Recognition: Los Angeles Superior Court
  • Commendations/Recognition: Los Angeles Municipal Court
  • Commendations/Recognition: Lawyer Professional Bar Association
  • Commendations/Recognition: Century City Bar Association
  • Commendations/Recognition: Bet Tzedek Legal Services
  • Commendations/Recognition: Westside Legal Services

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • KFWB/KNX News Radio, Commentator
  • Professional Liability, Expert Witness
  • Lawyers Professional Liability Bar Association, Chairman
  • Lawyers Professional Liability Bar Association, Moderator, Lecturer
  • Los Angeles Superior Court, Arbitrator
  • Los Angeles Superior Court, Settlement Officer
  • Los Angeles Bar Association Fee Dispute Program, Arbitrator
  • Los Angeles Superior Court, Judge pro tem
  • Bridging the Gap, Panel Member
  • California Receivers Forum, Lecturer
  • California Association of Code Enforcement Officials, Lecturer
  • Code Enforcement Workshops, Lecturer
  • California Contract Cities Association, Lecturer
  • Los Angeles City Attorneys Association
  • Northern California City Attorneys Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • State Bar of California, Sections on Litigation, Real Property and Public Law
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Sections on Business, Real Estate and Litigation
  • Bet Tzedek Legal Services, Advisor
  • Westside Legal Services/Centro de Legal, Advisor/Instructor