Scott E. Gizer, the firm’s Operations Partner, is a trial and appellate lawyer whose practice focuses on real estate, construction and entertainment. Mr. Gizer handles all aspects of business litigation and has served as trial counsel in numerous disputes in federal, state and bankruptcy matters. Mr. Gizer 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.
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, California that involved issues related to access rights and lateral support. Since that time, Mr. Gizer has successfully represented individuals and companies, both large and small, in complex litigation matters involving distressed assets, mechanic’s liens, foreclosure disputes, escrow liability, intellectual property disputes, wage and hour claims, and trust litigation.
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 was also a judicial extern for the Honorable S. James Otero of the United States District Court, Central District of California, as well as a Certified Law Clerk for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office where he was responsible for conducting felony preliminary hearings. Mr. Gizer has been selected to the Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2005-2008, and 2010-2013, and was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 for Commercial Litigation.
He is licensed to practice in California, Nevada and Arizona.
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