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Mr. Robins is the firm's chief supervising trial attorney and personally tries many major cases for the firm's clients. He has successfully handled jury and nonjury matters in the areas of lender liability defense (including claims arising out of the making or failure to make loans, embezzlement, letters of credit, wrongful setoffs, and operations-related matters), commercial transactions, real estate, unfair competition, employment, inverse condemnation, construction defects, land movement, flood-related problems, interpretation of insurance policies, the rights of policyholders, insurance bad faith claims, and creditors' rights. His practice also emphasizes litigation of business claims as well as representation of financial institutions in fidelity bond claims, directors and officers liability claims, and other insurance-related matters. Mr. Robins was trial and appellate counsel in Bank of America v. Giant Inland Empire R.V. Center Inc., 78 Cal. App. 4th 1267 (2000) (tax sale avoided for failure of county to comply with statutory and due process requirements) and in Chatsky and Associates v. Superior Court, 117 Cal. App. 4th 873, 12 Cal. Rptr. 3d 154 (2004) (statute of limitations applicable to claims by depositors against their bank for payment of forged checks).

Mr. Robins served as Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles Municipal Court and the Los Angeles Small Claims Court in 1978, 1979, 1980, and 1981. He is a member of the Los Angeles County, and American (Section on Tort and Insurance Practice) Bar Associations, State Bar of California, Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, American Trial Lawyers Association, and American Board of Trial Advocates (Associate Member).

Mr. Robins was born in Portland, Oregon in 1946. He obtained his B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1969 and his J.D. from the University of Southern California in 1972. He was admitted to practice in California in 1972.


Mr. Robins's practice emphasis is:

Creditors Rights and Commercial Litigation
Business Litigation
 
   
               
       
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