Alston & Bird’s Southern California office is located in the commercial hub of metropolitan Los Angeles, within the Bunker Hill financial and legal services district. Established in 2008 when Los Angeles-based Weston Benshoof Rochefort Rubalcava & MacCuish joined Alston & Bird, the office has concentrated proficiency in several areas of law.
Our team of commercial litigators handles complex trials, including consumer class action defense, labor and employment, securities litigation, product liability and unfair competition. They work with clients across such diverse industries as telecommunications, media and entertainment, professional services, manufacturing, automotive, retail, hospitality, financial services, technology, transportation, food and beverage, and energy. Our IP attorneys have a concentration in litigation matters involving patents, copyrights and trademarks. Our transactional attorneys handle licensing, branding and technology transfers within the public and private sectors. The group’s privacy and data security practice is focused on the rapidly evolving regulatory compliance landscape and resulting consumer class action suits.
Our environmental attorneys have state and federal experience on regulatory compliance, permitting and enforcement. This team works closely with our real estate and construction and government contracts groups on land use and development projects, including project planning and procurement, drafting and negotiating contracts, and claims avoidance.
Alston & Bird’s corporate group is focused on mergers and acquisitions, financing of emerging companies and negotiating complex business transactions. The tax team has particular experience in state tax matters, unclaimed property and regulatory issues concerning gift card and/or promotional programs. Our finance attorneys service corporate debt and real estate finance transactions nationwide, concentrated on asset-based, leveraged and investment grade financings as well as commercial lending and securitized, warehouse, portfolio and syndicated loans representing lenders, issuers and borrowers. The finance team collaborates with our bankruptcy attorneys, who have experience representing parties in interest in complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.