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• Litigation attorney specializing in international and domestic subrogation law in the Western US and South and Central America.

• Responsible attorney for cases involving commercial loss sites including refineries, manufacturing plants, industrial development, wild fire, catastrophe and large scale private property.

• Lead attorney for all aspects of litigation commencing with loss investigation, subrogation analysis, litigation commencement, depositions of key and expert witnesses and representation at trial.

• Licensed in California, Nevada, the District of Columbia and the United States District Court for the Central District of California and Nevada (pending).

• Responsible attorney for loss sites in Central and South America, as well as other US and foreign jurisdictions.

• Fluent in Spanish and Italian languages, conversational French and Armenian.

Specialties:Immigration, Civil and Business Litigation; Entertainment Contracts, Real estate transactions, contract negotiation, breach of contract, collections, lien removals, securities, UCC and Secured Transactions, title.


Languages spoken: Italian, Spanish, Armenian

Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 50%
    10 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    10 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 10%
    10 years
  4. Medical Malpractice: 10%
    10 years
  5. Immigration: 10%
    10 years

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  • Michael James Callon

    Stefano is diligent and effective. I endorse this lawyer.


    Michael Callon Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Raffi Hagop Ohanian

    Very intelligent and aggressive attorney. A pleasure to work with and an absolute asset to the legal community.


    Raffi Ohanian Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

221 N. Figueroa Street Suite 1200
Los Angeles, CA, 90012


DCInactive 200707/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP2013 - Present
AssociateDenenberg Tuffley & Jamieson2012 - 2013
AttorneyStefano G. Formica, A Professional Law Corporation2010 - 2012
AssociateCarroll, Kelly, Trotter Franzen & McKenna2007 - 2010
General Litigation AttorneyStefano G. Formica2005 - 2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of California - Los AngelesPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts, Magna cum Laude2002