Lawrence C. Ecoff is a Partner of Ecoff Campain & Tilles, LLP, with extensive experience in all major areas of business litigation, as well as transactional representation. He has been distinguished with an “AV®” peer rating by Martindale Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™, the highest rating afforded to a practicing attorney. In 2012, Mr. Ecoff was given the esteemed honor of being chosen a 2012 Super Lawyer®. Super Lawyers® maintains a rigorous selection process where attorneys are evaluated on recognition and achievement. Mr. Ecoff’s fields of expertise include civil, business and real estate litigation, lender liability, wage and hour disputes, appellate matters, commercial and residential real estate disputes, and transactional matters.
Lawrence C. Ecoff received his B.A. degree from University of California, Irvine, in 1986, and his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, in 1989. Mr. Ecoff is a member of the State Bar of California, and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, including the California Court of Appeals and the California Supreme Court. Mr. Ecoff also is admitted to practice in numerous federal courts throughout the United States, including the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, the United States District Court, District of Arizona. Mr. Ecoff is further admitted to practice before federal appellate courts in the United States Courts of Appeal for the First, Second, Fifth and Ninth Circuits.
In his more than 20 years of practice, Mr. Ecoff has represented hundreds of clients and has achieved remarkable results for both individuals and business entities in all forms of business disputes, real estate disputes, and general litigation matters. Mr. Ecoff has particular expertise in real estate litigation, non-disclosure of material defects in connection with real estate transactions, construction claims, wage and hour disputes, specific performance, and partnership disputes. Mr. Ecoff has also been retained over the years by a number of well-known entertainment, sports and media figures. Mr. Ecoff’s extensive transactional experience has earned him high regard, having represented numerous real estate developers and investors in residential and commercial transactions exceeding over $100 million. He has formed numerous corporations and limited liability companies, assisting clients throughout the process of multi-million dollar purchase and sale transactions, as well as tax-deferred 1031 exchanges.
Mr. Ecoff has successfully litigated hundreds of cases at both the trial and appellate level, in both state and federal courts throughout the United States. Mr. Ecoff is proficient, highly skilled, and extremely effective in negotiating and resolving disputes, and in conducting trials and appeals in both state and federal court. His vast experience has involved countless bench trials, jury trials, arbitrations, and appeals. Mr. Ecoff has numerous published state and federal appellate court opinions.