The Los Angeles office, located in the commercial hub of metropolitan Los Angeles, within the Bunker Hill financial and legal services district, was added to Alston & Bird in the fall of 2008, when the firm acquired Weston Benshoof Rochefort Rubalcava & MacCuish LLP. The Los Angeles office has concentrated expertise in California environmental and land development law, and has been repeatedly recognized by Chambers USA and other client-review driven law firm directories. Signature practices include construction, environmental finance, land use, real estate and water resources.
The Los Angeles office's commercial litigation practice is also highly recognized for its success in handling complex trials of national significance in diverse industries. The scope of this litigation expertise includes consumer class action defense, intellectual property, product liability, telecommunications, toxic tort and unfair competition. Additional practice strengths of the Los Angeles office includes corporate, business insolvency and restructuring, employment, intellectual property, real estate finance and white-collar crime defense.