Larry R.
Feldman

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Larry R. Feldman

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Biography

Larry R. Feldman is of counsel in Liner's Business Litigation Group.  He focuses on civil litigation, with primary emphasis in high-stakes entertainment, business, insurance, legal malpractice, real estate and personal injury tort litigation. He is one of the outstanding trial lawyers in the United States and has been honored twice as the Trial Lawyer of the Year, once by the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association and once by Loyola Law School. Moreover, Larry has been elected to the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Larry has been trying jury trials for over 35 years, and focuses on high-profile litigation. He has handled a wide variety of cases. His diverse experience is best exemplified by the fact that he represented a 13-year-old boy who accused Michael Jackson of child molestation, as well as defending major entertainment and political personalities accused of wrongful conduct. He has represented numerous plaintiffs against insurance companies for the bad faith refusal to pay benefits. He has represented numerous clients against lawyers who have committed malpractice, as well as defended major law firms who have been charged with malpractice. Larry has handled all types of labor litigation, aircraft litigation and products liability litigation. Larry has both prosecuted on behalf of businesses, and defended businesses in wrongful termination and contract litigation.

In addition to being a prominent civil lawyer, Larry served as President of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association. He currently serves on the Committee of the prestigious Book of Approved Jury Instructions (“BAJI”) and on the Board of the California Lawyer Magazine, as well as on the Board of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Larry graduated cum laude in 1969 from Loyola University in Los Angeles. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Loyola Law Review and graduated No. 1 in his class.

Education

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D., cum laude)

University of San Fernando Valley

Recognition
  • Best Lawyers 2017
    • Bet-The Company Litigation
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Legal Malpractice Law
  • "2016 Hall of Fame," Lawdragon
  • 50 Inspirational Alumni, Loyola Law School (2014)
  • United States Lawyer Rankings, “Nation’s Top 10 Commercial Litigation Lawyers” (2008; 2009)
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2005–2017), with sources most recently praising him as a “‘[t]errific lawyer.’”
  • California Lawyer “Most Respected Lawyers,”
  • Los Angeles Magazine “Top Tort Lawyer” by Los A
  • Best Lawyers 2013 for 6 separate areas of practice
  • Lawdragon “500 Leading Litigators in America”
  • Southern California Super Lawyers (2004-2016)
  • Top 10 (2004-2006)
  • Top 100 (2007-2011)
  • Business Edition (2014)
Community
  • President, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1987–1988
  • President, Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association, 1984
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Vice-President, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Board of Directors, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Board of Governors, California Trial Lawyers Association, 1981
Representations

 

Larry has tried over 100 civil jury trials, and obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients:

  • Obtained a $156 million verdict against an insurance company for fraud
  • Obtained a $28 million wrongful termination verdict
  • Obtained a $15 million verdict against Disney
  • Obtained a defense verdict for a Dow Jones 30 company in a claim for $1 billion