- Who I am - A tenacious advocate for my clients who enjoys a challenge.
- What I do - Develop legal strategies that meet and beat clients’ expectations.
- Why it matters - Because no two legal matters are ever the same.
- What I like - Finding the right solutions and really good wine.
An accomplished litigator and transactional attorney, Larry has built a reputation as the go-to-guy for all things business law. Whether you are looking for assistance with developing strategies to limit liability or are faced with litigation, Larry has the experience to handle the matter from start to finish. His comprehensive practice is focused in the areas of business, commercial and real estate related matters. He has represented businesses of all types and sizes, spanning a broad range of industry sectors including individuals and entities, employers and business owners, landowners and landlords, manufacturers and distributors, contractors and insurers, real estate brokers and property managers, and financial institutions and lenders.
With more than 30 years of experience in both dispute strategy and litigation and business transactions, Larry provides a full service practice through which he supports clients in their day-to-day business operations and protects them from the threat of litigation. He works with clients to implement policies and procedures to limit exposure to the liability of workplace allegations such as sexual harassment, gender discrimination, wrongful termination and retaliation, and also defends employers from labor code violation claims, including those related to wages, hours, overtime pay, meal and rest breaks, and working conditions. When litigation becomes the best option, Larry works with clients to guide them through what can be a highly complex process to ensure the best possible outcome for their business.
His expertise ranges from representing shareholders, directors, and officers in “corporate divorces” to assisting lenders in documenting secured transactions, enforcing rights in collateral, and collecting damages from borrowers and guarantors. He handles commercial contract negotiations and enforcement and also enforces construction lien rights and pursues remedies against contractors on behalf of consumers. Larry also obtains injunctive relief to protect client trade secrets and proprietary information, and prosecutes damage claims resulting from misappropriation.
Active in the legal community, Larry has served as president of the North San Diego County Bar Association and was named Attorney of the Year by the organization in 2013. He has also served on the San Diego County Bar Association’s board of directors and is a Master and past-president of the Fiorenzo V. Lopardo Chapter of the American Inns of Court.
He has been recognized as a San Diego Super Lawyer in Business Litigation from 2014 – 2018 and was named a Top Lawyer of 2017 by San Diego Magazine. Larry holds an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell.
- Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D.
- Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, cum laude, B.A.