State Bar of California
U.S. District Court for Central District of California
U.S. District Court for Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for Southern District of California
U.S. District Court for Eastern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
“Southern California Rising Star” by Super Lawyers® (2015-2022)
Top Defense Verdict (2010), Daily Journal
New York University School of Law (J.D., 2007)
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (B.S., 2004; magna cum laude)
Justin is a trial lawyer who has represented a wide-variety of corporate clients in federal and state courts and arbitration in venues nationwide. His diverse practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including securities class actions and derivative suits, intellectual property and trade secret matters, partnership/LLC disputes, real estate development disputes, government investigations, RICO, professional negligence, breach of contract, and fraud and other business torts.
Justin’s victories include a six-week trial selected as a Top Defense Verdict of 2010 by the Daily Journal and wins on dispositive motions covered in the national press. Justin has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a Southern California “Rising Star” every year from 2015-2022.
Justin earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2007 and his B.S., magna cum laude, from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2004. Before joining Mortenson Taggart Adams, Justin practiced at Irell & Manella and Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth.