Scott E. Gizer is a national trial and appellate lawyer, licensed in three states, who has achieved stellar results for his clients, some of which you will find below. Mr. Gizer has litigated cases in California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Texas, Connecticut and Florida. In addition, Mr. Gizer acts as coverage counsel to the major title insurers. He also serves as General Counsel to the non-profit organization Project Kindle, which primarily serves children and families infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS and serves on the three-member Complaint and Grievance Committee for the World Boxing Organization.
Mr. Gizer’s successes as a trial lawyer began during his second year of practice when he served as lead counsel and obtained a defense verdict for his client in a multimillion dollar property dispute in the city of Santa Barbara that involved issues related to access rights and lateral support. Since that time, Mr. Gizer has tried over 15 cases as lead counsel before juries, judges and arbiters in California, Connecticut, Nevada and Florida and been lead appellate counsel in numerous cases before the California Court of Appeal, Nevada Supreme Court, 9th Circuit, 10th Circuit and 11th Circuit. Based on his stellar results at trial, integrity with his clients and opponents and ability to find cost-effective resolutions when possible, Mr. Gizer has attracted and retained a wide-range of clients that range from Fortune 500 companies, to local businesses and business persons. These clients include First American Title Company, Stewart Guaranty Company, North American Title Company, Sun West Mortgage Company, Nations Direct Mortgage, Bank of Hope, Bank of Nevada and Unix Packaging, which he represents in complex litigation matters involving real estate disputes, title insurance disputes, escrow liability, lender liability, contract disputes, partnership disputes, intellectual property disputes, employment matters, and trustee liability.
Mr. Gizer received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, San Diego and received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School. Mr. Gizer has been selected to the Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2005-2008, and 2010-2013, Southern California Super Lawyers for 2020, has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© each year since 2018 for Commercial Litigation and was a selected as a 2019 Nominee for Leaders in Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
Mr. Gizer lives in Calabasas with his wife and two children.
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