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I am a complex business litigator with more than 20 years of experience in major national law firms.  I have an established track record of success against the best law firms and best funded opponents in the most difficult cases, collecting hundreds of millions of dollars in recoveries for my clients, and saving other clients from hundreds of millions, even billions of dollars in potential liability.  When you need an attorney who has the intelligence, experience and determination to fight and win for you at the highest levels, no matter how difficult your case may be, you can count on me to represent you well.  I'll stand by you, and stnd up fro you, every step of the way.  I'll provide counsel you can count on.


Languages spoken: French, Portuguese, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Commercial Real Estate: 40%
  2. Investment Fraud: 20%
  3. Insurance Fraud: 20%
  4. Appeals: 10%
  5. Arbitration: 10%

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Larson ǀ Albert LLP

601 S. Figueroa St., Suite 2370
Los Angeles, CA, 90017-5778


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Chairman, Judicial Profile Project CommiteeLos Angeles County Bar Association2013
Appointed, Executive Commitee, Litigation SectionLos Angeles County Bar Association2011
Wiley W. Manuel AwardPresident of the State Bar of California1992
President's Pro Bono Service AwardState Bar of California1992
Pro Bono Service AwardPublic Counsel1992
Associate Editor, California Law ReviewU.C. Berkeley, Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall)1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Litigation PartnerLarson ǀ Albert LLP2013 - Present
Principal PartnerLaw Offices of Mark Anchor Albert & Assoc.2009 - Present
of counselHennigan, Bennett & Dorman LLP1999 - 2008
of counselSidley Austin LLP1995 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Order of MaltaKnight of Malta2010 - Present
Executive Committee, Litigation Section, Los Angeles County Bar AssociationExecutive Committee2009 - Present
Catholic Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Federal Bar Association (California chapter)Member2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Association of Business Trial LawyersMember1990 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationExecutive Committee, Judicial Profiles Committe1988 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1988 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Clergy Cases$600 Million settlement of 517 clergy abuse cases
Clergy Cases$600 Million settlement of 517 clergy abuse cases
In Re Bergen Brunswig Corp. Securities LitigationSettlement on Very Favorable Terms
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of California - BerkeleyComparative LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts (Comparative Literature)1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Complex Settlement SeminarSettling Complex Cases Effectively2010