Steven L. Krongold

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Irvine, CA

Krongold Law Corporation PC
 | 100 Spectrum Center Dr., Suite 900
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: 949-652-2569
Fax: 949-861-9225
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015, 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Founder of Krongold Law Corp., P.C., Steven L. Krongold represents clients in Orange County in matters of business litigation, trademarks, fraud, business disputes, trade secrets and alternative dispute resolution. Promising reasonable rates and high-quality legal services, Mr. Krongold has represented several Fortune 500 companies and is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial Law. He also has his Mediation Certificate from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution.

In 1983, Mr. Krongold obtained a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, then attended Loyola Law School. He graduated in 1986 with his Juris Doctor and since then has been admitted to practice in the state of California and before the Supreme Court of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Mr. Krongold was awarded the Top Verdict in California in 2011 by the Daily Journal Corporation. A member of the executive committee of the California Lawyers Association Solo & Small Firm Section, he is also a member of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.

Experienced with cases dealing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Mr. Krongold has also worked on prosecutions brought by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and the Offices of the United States Attorney’s Office. He has several published articles related to business practices in many different publications.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (50%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Intellectual Property Litigation (30%)

Civil Litigation (20%)

Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2015, 2018 - 2020

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Steven Krongold

Admitted: 1986, California

Professional Webpage: https://krongoldlaw.com/steve-krongold/

Honors/Awards:

  • Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified in Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2016
  • Mediation Certificate, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Courts for the Central Districts of California
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern Districts of California
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern Districts of California
  • California Supreme Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles www.caala.org, 2019
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers. http://www.abtl.org/, 2019
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Member of Executive Committee, Solo and Small Firm Section, California Lawyers Association, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  •  Copyright Protection on the Internet, Association of Business Trial Lawyers (September 2000 Newsletter)
  • Copyright/Internet Law Updates, Arter & Hadden, LLP (2002-2003)
  • Ninth Circuit Rules That Displaying Full-Size Images on Web Site Constitutes Violation of U.S. Copyright Laws, New Matter, State Bar of California IP Section (Spring 2002; Vol. 27, No. 1)
  • U.S. e-tailers Find Implementing E-SIGN Difficult, World e-Business Law Report (August 28, 2001)
  • Peer-to-Peer Technology, Intellectual Property Today (June 2001; Vol. 8, No. 6)

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Settlement of partnership disputes (fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and dissolution), 2018
  • Settlement of federal and trade secret misappropriation dispute, 2019

Representative Clients:

  • Kelly v. Arriba Soft Corp., 77 F.Supp.2d 1116, aff’d in part, 336 F.3d 811 (9th Cir. 2003)
  • Blacksnow Interactive vs. Mythic Entertainment, Case No. 02–CV–00112-GLT (C.D. Cal. 2002)

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Top Verdicts in California, Daily Journal Corporation, 2011

Educational Background:

  • J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 1986
  • B.A., Economics, UCLA, 1983

Industry Groups

  • Technology
  • Trial Practice
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Office Location for Steven L. Krongold

100 Spectrum Center Dr.
Suite 900
Irvine, CA 92618

Phone: 949-652-2569

Fax: 949-861-9225

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Last Updated: 5/23/2019

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