W. Allan Edmiston is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice on complex commercial and corporate matters, including shareholder derivative suits, investor actions and contests over corporate control. Mr. Edmiston also defends prominent law and accounting firms, as well as their professionals, against lawsuits alleging malpractice, fraud and breaches of fiduciary duty.
In the real estate area, Mr. Edmiston litigates contract matters, landlord-tenant disputes, title insurance coverage and bad faith actions, and matters involving priority issues, mechanic’s lien rights, easement rights, and adverse possession and other prescriptive rights.
Finally, Mr. Edmiston litigates entertainment-related disputes involving copyright, right of publicity, idea submission, anti-piracy and contract claims, among others.
Mr. Edmiston’s pro bono efforts include work on behalf of the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, for whom he has jury-tried misdemeanors including battery, trespass, theft and vehicular hit-and-run.