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Dispute resolution and prevention for the 21st Century - whenever and wherever you need it.

Complex dispute resolution - arbitration, mediation, litigation, trial, and appellate review in state and federal courts. Transactional matters.

Practice areas: business (governance and control of privately-held entities, general business transactions, e-commerce), business torts, employment practices, real estate, construction, privacy, identity theft, technology and cyberspace law.


Languages spoken: German

Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 65%
    42 years
  2. Business: 20%
    34 years
  3. Internet: 10%
    14 years
  4. Privacy: 5%
    14 years



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  • Omar Sebastian Anorga

    Being a civil litigator, or a least a good one, demands that you have a masterful grasp of strategy and procedure. Tony has that skill. Often, I go to him for his insights on a matter that I am dealing with, or how I should run a certain play in litigation, and Tony always has sage and insightful knowledge for me. He is competent, and readily available to me, and with his clients. I endorse this lawyer.


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  • Bert Z. Tigerman

    I endorse this lawyer. Tony is a consummate legal professional. He is smart and resourceful and represents clients with passion. He is excellent in the courtroom.


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The Vittal Law Firm

1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 2500
Los Angeles, CA, 90067-4506


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
FellowAmerican Bar Foundation2000
President's AwardBeverly Hills Bar AssociationN/A
Lichtig Memorial AwardBeverly Hills Bar AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalThe Vittal Law Firm2006 - Present
General, Inc. (2003-2006) & Identity Theft 911, LLC (2003-2005)2003 - 2006
ShareholderFinestone Richter & Vittal2002 - 2003
Managing PartnerVittal and Sternberg1989 - 2002
Senior CounselShea & Gould1985 - 1989
PartnerScheinman and Bell1978 - 1985
AssociateRifkind Sterling1976 - 1978
AssociateLitz & Usher1974 - 1976
Law ClerkKaplan Livingston Goodwin Berkowitz & Selvin1972 - 1974
Facilities ManagerControl Data Corporation1968 - 1970
Provost Marshal Operations NCO1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile)1965 - 1967
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bar Association of San FranciscoMember2003 - Present
National Conference of Bar PresidentsMember/Fellow1994 - Present
Californians for Legal AidExCom1994 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Association of Business Trial LawyersMember1978 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaDelegate1977 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1974 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
State Bar of California, Business Law Section, Cyberspace CommitteeCo-chair2010 - 2011
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Law and Technology CommitteeChairman2009 - 2010
Beverly Hills Bar FoundationDirector2006 - 2011
Fellows of the American Bar FoundationCal.Co-Chair2001 - 2010
Coalition for Justice (California)Exec Vice President1999 - 2000
California Association of Local BarsPresident1998 - 2000
American Bar Association, House of DelegatesDelegate1997 - 2012
California Statewide Bench-Bar CoalitionCo-Chair1996 - 2000
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationPresident1994 - 1995
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationTrustee1991 - 1992
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA GPSolo MagazineIdentity Theft Revisited2007
ABA GPSolo MagazineIdentity Looters2006
ABA GPSolo MagazineWired Over Wireless2005
ABA GPSolo MagazineIdentity Theft: Crime du Jour2005
ABA GPSolo MagazinePhishing, Pharming and Other Scams2005
ABA GPSolo MagazineThe Hardware: Scanners2003
ABA GPSolo MagazineI Feel the Need . . . for Speed!: Shopping for a New Computer2001
ABA GPSolo MagazineConflict Management: Using Technology to Navigate the Minefield2000
Technology eReportTech Notes: Trends in Technology (regular column)N/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Stanford UniversityN/AA.B1971
University of California - IrvineArtificial intelligencePh.D. programN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CEB Fall ProgrammingJeff Allen and Tony Vittal on Integrating Technology into your Law Practice2010
ABA Annual MeetingElectronic Information: How to Find it, How to Protect It, and What to Do After the Worst Happens2009
TIPS Spring MeetingData Insecurity - The Collision Between Technology and Privacy2007
GP|Solo National Solo & Small Firm ConferenceWhen Bad Things Happen to Good Firms: Disaster Planning Essentials2007
GP|Solo National Solo & Small Firm ConferenceBuy Right and Spend Smart: Law Office Technology 1012007
ABA TeleseminarTechnology Assessment: Whether, When and How to Upgrade2007
Southern California All-Industry DayIdentity Theft: Hot Issues in Risk Management and Insurance for Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters2006
Lorman CLE ProgramsTechnology Tools, Tips & Websites to Facilitate Your Practice2006
Inn of Court Monthly Dinner MeetingeDiscovery Developments2006
California CEB ProgramsIdentity Theft: Hot Issues for Lawyers2006
California CEB ProgramsPrivacy Law: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know2005
California CEB ProgramsLitigation Management Tools2004
California CEB Programs60 Gadgets in 60 Minutes2004
ABA Midyear MeetingDon't Be Left Behind: Technology “Must Haves” for Young Lawyers2004
ABA Midyear MeetingTechnology in the 21st Century Law Office2004
California CEB ProgramsStarting a Law Office: Tech Needs and More for the Modern Lawyer2003
California CEB ProgramsThe E-Courtroom: Gaining the Advantage by Using Technology in Trial2003
CalBar Labor & Employment Section 21st Annual MeetingElimination of Bias in the Courtroom2003
ABA Annual MeetingOne Day at a Time: Turning Your Solo or Small Firm Practice into a Huge Success - Technology & TechnoEthics2003
Inn of Court Monthly Dinner MeetingPrivacy: What It is, What It Isn’t, & How to Handle It2002
California CEB ProgramsComplex Litigation Strategies2002
CalBar Labor & Employment Section 20th Annual MeetingAttorney Civility In and Out of the Courtroom2002
UCLA Symposium Celebrating 30th Anniversary of Clinical ProgramMultidisciplinary Practice: A Change Whose Time Has Come?2001
GP|Solo 16th Annual Leadership ConferenceEffective Communications with Members: Newsletters, Websites, Listservs & Publications2001
California Seize the Future ConferenceConference Producer and Moderator2001
California CEB ProgramsThe 21st Century Law Office: Running a Successful Law Practice in the New Economy2001
CalBar Labor & Employment Section 19th Annual MeetingCameras in the Bathroom and Other Privacy Issues2001
ABA Midyear MeetingSixty [Technology] Tips in Sixty Minutes2001
OklaBar Seize the Future ConferenceMultidisciplinary Practice2000
NALSC Annual MeetingTort Reform: Pandora’s Box . . . A Naked Emperor or An Old Mule With a New Hat1995