Adam I. Gafni received his Juris Doctor, from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California in 2003, graduating cum laude, Order of the Coif and was a Sarye MacNeil Scholar. Mr. Gafni obtained his B.A., in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1999. Mr. Gafni has continued his education at the University of Southern California where he obtained a Master of Real Estate Development degree in the Executive MRED Program, emphasis in Construction Management.
Mr. Gafni was a legal extern for the United States Department of Justice, U.S. Trustees Office, for Justice Earl Johnson, Jr. in the California Court of Appeals, and for the Honorable Thomas B. Donovan, United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California. During law school, Mr. Gafni also spent time as a Certified Law Clerk for the Los Angeles County District Attorneys’ Office.
Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Gafni gained significant experience at some of the largest and most respected national and regional law firms operating in the Los Angeles area and has regularly appeared in California State Court and the United States District Court for the Central District of California representing international and national corporations on complex matters.
Mr. Gafni began the firm to provide exceptional service to his clients through hard-work, and thoughtfullegal advocacy. Mr. Gafni regularly represents clients in a variety of industries and sizes. Mr. Gafni is licensed to practice before the California Courts and in the each of the United States District Courts in California. Mr. Gafni is a member of the Federal Bar Association.
Areas of Practice
Real Estate & Construction
Attorneys in the firm have represented general contractors, subcontractors, architects, and soil engineers in a wide variety of complex construction defect litigation and delay damages claims.Attorneys in the firm have brought and defended against mechanics lien, collection, and breach of contract of matters arising out of construction disputes.
Attorneys in the firm have represented real estate professionals such as architects, engineers, and real estate brokers and salespersons in matters involving allegations negligence, fraud, and breach of contract matters. Attorneys in the firm has counseled architects in contract formation and negotiation.
Mr. Gafni has represented owners, investors, partners, and developers in complex real estate litigation, quiet title actions, and fraud litigation involving numerous properties throughout California, including commercial development, multi-family development, and vacant land.
Attorneys in the firm have drafted and negotiated real estate option purchase agreements, purchase/sale agreements, and related agreements for investors and owners in real State industry.Mr. Gafni regularly counsels commercial landlords and commercial tenants in lease negotiations, commercial lease litigation.
Beyond prior legal representation, Attorneys in the firm have extended his breadth and depth of knowledge in real estate and construction matters by pursuing a Master of Real State Development, emphasis in Construction Management at the University of Southern California through the Executive Degree Program.Mr. Gafni is a member of the Urban Land Institute and continues to attend meetings and educational events.
Attorneys in the firm have extensive experience in a wide-variety of intellectual property litigation, including employee or competitor trade secret misappropriation, trademark infringement, copyright infringement matters. Mr. Gafni is regularly involved in patent infringement litigation and counseling of businesses considering patent infringement matters or facing issues of patent infringement.
Mr. Gafni regularly counsels business owners, corporations, and individual designers and artists in matters of trade secret, trademark, and copyright protection and associated licensing issues. Attorneys in the firm have drafted licensing agreements to assist in the expansion of his clients’ businesses as well as confidentiality and related agreements with his clients’ employees or independent contractors to ensure his clients rights are adequately protected. Mr. Gafni also assists his clients in obtaining trade mark registration.
Attorneys in the firm have represented partners, officers shareholders, and corporations in a wide-variety of business litigation, collection, and unfair competition matters. Attorneys in the firm have also frequently represented lending institutions, distributors, textile manufactures, and other creditors in general commercial collection actions, including those involving foreclosure upon security interests and often successfully obtained pre-judgment orders such as writs of attachment to assist in the ultimate collection of judgment.