Robert Scott Lawrence

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Irvine, CA

Lawrence Bartels LLP
 | 7700 Irvine Center Dr, Suite 800
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: 949-516-9906
Fax: 949-209-0466
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (20%),
  • Intellectual Property (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

At Lawrence Bartels LLP, Robert Scott Lawrence represents clients in Southern California with a focus on Orange County. An intellectual property and commercial litigation attorney, he handles everything from white collar criminal defense to complex commercial disputes. Extensively experienced in commercial arbitration and mediation, he represents clients in state and federal court in a variety of areas, including civil and criminal racketeering, unfair competition, tax fraud, toxic torts, bank fraud, securities violations, misappropriation of trade secrets, and trademark and copyright infringement.

Mr. Lawrence is admitted to practice in California and Illinois, as well as a number of federal courts. These include the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

In 1991, Mr. Lawrence graduated from the University of California San Diego with a Bachelor of Arts. He then attended Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1995.

Orange County Business Journal has named him a Top Attorney for Litigation and Intellectual Property. Mr. Lawrence is also a member of the Orange County Bar Association and the American Bar Association, and provides community service through his work with the Volunteer Legal Services Program.

 
Practice Areas
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Intellectual Property Litigation
  • 10%Intellectual Property
Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Criminal Law, Copyrights, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021

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About Robert Lawrence

Admitted: 2000, California

Professional Webpage: https://lawrencebartels.com/robert-s-lawrence-profile/

Honors/Awards:

  • Who's Who In American Law, Marquis, 2014
  • AV - Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2015
  • AV - Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2018
  • Who's Who In American Law, Marquis, 2011
  • AV - Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2016
  • Top Attorney - Intellectual Property, Orange County Business Journal, 2014
  • AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • AV - Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2014
  • AV - Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2017
  • Top Attorney - Litigation, Orange County Business Journal, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • Illinois
  • California
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association  

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Legal Services Program - BASF

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Accidental Partnerships, CLE Presentation, Speaker, 2010

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Boscoe v. HCV Pacific Partners, San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 411531 (2004)
  • Optical Coating Laboratory, Inc. v. Cierra Photonics, Sonoma Superior Court, Case No. 225419 (2002)
  • Sunham Home Fashions, LLC v. Diamond State Ins. Co., 813 F. Supp. 2d 411 (S.D.N.Y. 2011)
  • Apple Computer, Inc. v. Podfitness, Inc., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 36347 (N.D. Cal. May 9, 2007)
  • ProLink Holdings Corp. v. Fed. Ins. Co., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 119222 (N.D. Ill. Oct. 14, 2011)
  • Prime Partners IPA of Temecula, Inc. v. Chaudhuri, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67070 (C.D. Cal. 2012)
  • Torres v. Nutrisystem, Inc., 289 F.R.D. 587 (C.D. Cal. 2013)
  • Lang Van v. VNG Corp., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 155289 (C.D. Cal. Oct. 8, 2014)
  • Falcon Stainless, Inc. v. Rino Cos., 572 Fed. Appx. 483 (9th Cir. Cal. 2014)
  • Monster Energy Co. v. HRHH Hotel/Casino, LLC, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11965 (C.D. Cal. 2014)
  • Commodity Futures Trading Comm’n v. Beasley, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33725 (N.D. Cal. 2005)
  • Sam v. Crump, 2007 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1425
  • United States v. Kim, 1996 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7842 (N.D. Ill. 1996)
  • Morgan v. Hyatt et al., Orange County Superior Court, Case No. 30-2011-00473005, 2017
  • Falcon Stainless, Inc. v. Rino Companies, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, Case No. SA CV 08-00926 AHS (MLGx), 2011
  • Clark v. Optical Coating Laboratory, Inc. (2008) , 165 Cal. App. 4th 150
  •  United States v. Stoecker, 920 F. Supp. 876 (N.D. III. 1996)
  • Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. v. Allianz Global Risks US Insurance, Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. BC 432430, 2012
  • Lolita Ariza v. Rodan & Fields LLC, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Case No. 2:16-cv-03826 TJH (ASx), 2016
  • Michael Taylor Designs, Inc. v. Travelers Property Casualty, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No.: C10-02432-RS, 2010
  •  J. K. Harris & Co.. LLC. v. Kassel, 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7862 (N.D. Cal. 2002)
  • Phish, Inc. v. Knighthood Tees, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No. C-01-1147 PJH, 2002
  • Anhing Corp. v. Viet Phu, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Case No. 2:13-cv-04348-BRO-JCG, 2014

Representative Clients:

  • Wild Devil LLC, 2019
  • South County Concepts Inc., 2019
  • Newport Trial Group, 2017
  • SAIL Capital Partners, 2017
  • JDS Uniphase Corporation, 2009
  • EVOX Productions LLC, 2017
  • 1 800 Get Thin, LLC, 2011
  • Pro Circuit Racing, 2013
  • Anhing Corporation, 2019
  • TAPS Fish House & Brewery, 2019
  • Monster Energy Company, 2015
  • Sypris Solutions, Inc., 2016
  • Optical Coating Laboratory, Inc., 2010
  • Top Surgeons, LLC, 2012
  • VNG Corporation, 2014
  • Signal Capital LLC, 2017
  • CP Bio, Inc., 2016
  • Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., 2013
  • Tagtrends, Inc., 2018
  • Gyant Corporation, 2012
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 2014

Educational Background:

  • University of California at San Diego, B.A., 1991
  • Universidad de Costa Rica, EAP, 1990
  • Universitat de Barcelona, EAP, 1987

Industry Groups

  • High Tech
  • Internet
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Office Location for Robert Scott Lawrence

7700 Irvine Center Dr
Suite 800
Irvine, CA 92618

Phone: 949-516-9906

Fax: 949-209-0466

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Last Updated: 5/12/2021

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