With nearly two decades of experience in the areas of business, corporate, securities, personal injury, and general civil litigation, Rod is widely regarded as one of Southern California’s most respected attorneys.
He has been a Partner at Irvine Law Group, for the past decade. Prior to becoming a Partner at Irvine Law Group, Rod was a civil litigator who represented corporations and consumers in areas of complex business litigation, corporate securities, major personal injury, professional liability, employment and more. He was also previously the General Counsel for a large national securities broker-dealer where he defended numerous civil litigation and arbitration matters on behalf of the firm in various States.
Rod has represented private and public companies, as well as individuals throughout his legal career. He is also a certified mediator and has acted as mediator and/or arbitrator in cases in the fields of corporate securities, business, personal injury, premises liability, products liability, computers, lemon law, as well as a host of other legal matters. He conducts Mandatory Settlement Conferences for the Courts in civil litigation matters on a regular basis.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Rod was the Director of Management Information Systems at California State University, Fullerton. He also holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a member of Seven Figure Lawyers™, a very exclusive collective of lawyers who have received a verdict or settlement of one million dollars or more for their clients.
California Supreme Court
United States Supreme Court
United States District Court – Central District of California
United States District Court – Northern District of California
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2015|
|Member||Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2015|
|Distinuished Scholar Award||Phi Beta Delta||1993|
|Managing Partner||Irvine Law Group, LLP||2004 - Present|
|Managing Shareholder||Irvine Law Corporation||2002 - 2004|
|Vice President & General Counsel||Veritrust Financial, LLC||1999 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|The Top Trial Lawyers In America||Member||2005 - Present|
|MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR ADVOCATES FORUM||Member||2005 - Present|
|MILLION DOLLAR ADVOCATES FORUM||Member||2005 - Present|
|Seven Figure Lawyers||Member||2005 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles||Member||2001 - Present|
|Phi Beta Delta||Past Director||1993 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Past Executive Committee||2001 - 2004|
|Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association||Past Director||2001 - 2010|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||1998 - 2010|
|Western State University College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|California State University, Fullerton||BS - Bachelor of Science||1994|
Posted by Ruben
Fri Sep 13 2019
Posted by Sash
Fri Sep 28 2018
Our Rating is calculated using information the lawyer has included on their profile in addition to the information we collect from state bar associations and other organizations that license legal professionals. Attorneys who claim their profiles and provide Avvo with more information tend to have a higher rating than those who do not.
Years licensed, work experience, education
Peer endorsements, associations, awards
Publications, speaking engagements