Burton E. Falk has been practicing law since 1981, and has substantial business litigation experience, including insurance coverage, bad faith and defense work.
Mr. Falk has been a partner in two business litigation law firms, where he was responsible for significant case management and supervision of a variety of complex litigation matters. His substantive expertise has included intellectual property, fraud, unfair competition, wrongful termination, real estate, healthcare, partnership dissolution and family law, as well as insurance matters.
Prior to joining RPNA in 2008, Mr. Falk worked as an in-house attorney and legal consultant for more than 10 years at an innovative legal compliance and ethics eLearning company. At this organization, Mr. Falk consulted in-house counsel at many Fortune 500 and Global 1,000 companies regarding critical litigation, transactional and compliance research issues, both nationally and internationally.
Arbitrator for California Youth Authority (1980s)
Judge Pro Tem – Small Claims Court (1980s)
“5 out of 5” AV® Preeminent™ overall peer rating by Martindale Hubbell, one of the most prestigious lawyer information organizations in the country
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One of “Southern California’s Top Rated Lawyers” for 2013, produced by American Lawyer Media
- University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1981
- Research Assistant to Professor Whitmore Grey in Contracts and Uniform Commercial Code
- University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, 1978
Bar & Court Admissions
- California, 1981
- U.S. District Court, Central, Northern and Eastern Districts of California
- Beverly Hills Bar Association
- Los Angeles County Bar Association