With over forty years of combined legal experience, Lara & Davis LLP’s attorneys have successfully represented numerous clients in a wide-range of litigation and counseling matters. Below is a small sampling of the types of cases that our attorneys have handled for clients. Because this page is updated periodically, please return in the future to learn more about L&D’s attorneys successes in and out of the courtroom.

  • Recently prevailed on a multi-million dollar lawsuit involving real estate development project, saving L&D’s client from potential insolvency.
  • L&D attorneys have filed and prevailed on hundreds of unlawful detainer actions throughout Southern California.
  • L&D prevailed on demurrer on a claim of several hundred thousand dollars involving . The matter was subsequently dismissed entirely, saving client over a half a million dollars in potential damages.
  • Represented business and landowner in condemnation action brought by public agency. Public agency offered nothing. We successfully obtained a settlement of $750,000 after the first day of trial.
  • Represented condemning public agency in action against landowner. After nearly one month of trial, court adopted our arguments that no substantial interference with access occurred. Agencies potential damage exposure was in excess of $1 million dollars.
  • Represented major financial institution in litigation related to the non-judicial foreclosure of real property.
  • Represented title company in action involving failed real estate project in downtown Los Angeles. Plaintiff sought over $20 million dollars in damages. Obtained complete defense verdict after three-week jury trial.
  • Represented co-owner of automotive dealership in partnership dissolution action. Successfully defeated motion for preliminary injunction brought by ousted business partner which, if granted, would have forced closure of the dealership.
  • Represented public agency in unfair business practices case. Obtained permanent injunction against business for deceptive business practices.
  • Represented apparel manufacturer in trade secret misappropriation action. Successfully brought motion for preliminary injunction to prevent unauthorized use of client's customer list.
  • Represented major corporation in consumer fraud action. Successfully brought motion for preliminary injunction to prevent retailer from falsely advertising to consumers.
  • Successfully represented major Fortune 500 company in numerous trademark infringement actions throughout California.
  • Represented title company in trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition action. Obtained defense verdict after two-week jury trial.
  • Represented Head Start delegate with over $2 million in disallowed costs. Resolved the dispute successfully with the funding agency and delegate continued its operations without interruption.
  • Represented Charter School that was the victim of over a million dollars in misappropriated funds by former administrator. In addition to providing client with immediate assistance to remain viable, L&D lawyers successfully sued all parties directly or indirectly involved in the misappropriation, and was able to recover the majority of the misappropriated funds.
  • Successfully represented Charter School through the charter renewal process despite adverse fiscal and administrative findings by the overseeing agency.