Corbett H. Williams is an experienced litigator who represents businesses and individuals in a wide range of litigation matters including, business, insurance, intellectual property, employment and personal injury. Corbett also has substantial experience representing clients at the appellate level and has authored briefs resulting in published opinions by the California Court of Appeal and the Ninth Circuit.
Trained by the best in the business, Corbett began his legal career at the Irvine, California office of the international law firm Jones Day, where he practiced for more than half a decade. He then transitioned to a boutique litigation firm in Newport Beach, California specializing in high stakes plaintiff- and defense-side business, real estate and insurance litigation.
Corbett received his law degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where he graduated cum laude in the top 3% percent of his class and was ranked number 11 out of 421 students. Corbett is also the recipient of academic honors including Order of the Coif and was awarded an academic scholarship.
Corbett is admitted to practice in California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California. Corbett is also an active member of the Orange County Bar Association.
Corbett is also a graduate of UCLA, where he received a B.A. in English Literature and graduated magna cum laude.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|JD, Cum Laude||Loyola Law School||2006|
|Best Student Article of the Year||Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review||2006|
|Loyola Law School||Order of The Coif||2006|
|Owner||Law Offices of Corbett H. Williams||2015 - Present|
|Senior Business Litigator||Waldron & Bragg LLP / Weintraub Tobin||2012 - 2015|
|Associate||Jones Day||2006 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Orange County Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association||UNWAIVERING: The Attorney-Client Privilege Is Not Waived by a Defective Privilege Log||2016|
|Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report||Q&A with the Honorable Steven L. Perk||2010|
|Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report||Q&A with the Honorable Jay C. Gandhi||2010|
|Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report||“Plausibility” Pleading Gives Defendants Increased Leverage At The Pleading Stage||2009|
|Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report||Q&A with the Honorable Erithe A. Smith||2008|
|Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report||Brown Bag Lunch with the Hon. James V. Selna||2007|
|Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review||Evisceration of the First Amaendment: The Prison Litigation Reform Act and Interpretation of 42 U.S.C. § 1997e(e)||2006|
|Loyola Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|University of California - Los Angeles||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|Peter M. Elliott Inn of Court||“Client Conflicts – Setting Yourself Up For Disgorgement!”||2016|
|Peter M. Elliott Inn of Court||The Intersection of the Fifth Amendment and Civil Discovery||2015|
|Ryder Truck Rental, Inc. v. Travelers Insurance Company||Settlement|
|Acquire II, LTD. v. Colton Real Estate Group||Reversal in client's favor|
|Sateriale v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.|
|Experian Information Solutions, Inc. v. Lifelock, Inc.||Permanent injunction in favor of client|