Alan I. Schimmel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Sherman Oaks, CA

Schimmel & Parks, A.P.L.C.
 | 15303 Ventura Blvd, Suite 650
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone: 818-464-5061
Fax: 818-464-5091
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Alan I. Schimmel is the founder and managing partner of Schimmel & Parks, APLC. Located in Sherman Oaks, California, he provides representation to clients throughout Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties as well as other parts of the state in a wide range of matters. Mr. Schimmel is well-known for his representation of insurance policy holders in litigation involving the bad faith denial of their claims. More recently, he represented victims who were abused by the owners of several drug rehabilitation facilities and one in particular case Alan appeared in a 20/20 special about Rehab Abuse; check it out here:

Mr. Schimmel assists owners of expensive homes throughout Los Angeles that have been plagued by construction defects, wild fires and is representing numerous clients affected by the Porter Ranch gas blowout.  His excellent track record in these endeavors has earned him an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Schimmel is a 1978 recipient of a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles. He then attended Pepperdine University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1981. Admitted to practice in California and Nevada, Mr. Schimmel is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.


Practice Areas
  • 20%Construction Litigation
  • 20%Civil Litigation
  • 20%Class Action/Mass Torts
  • 20%Employment Litigation
  • 10%Employment & Labor
  • 10%Business Litigation
Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Class Actions, Asbestos, Toxic Torts, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements


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Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020

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About Alan Schimmel

Admitted: 1981, California

Professional Webpage:


  • AV® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Super Lawyers, 2017 and 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for Nevada
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Nevada State Bar
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.
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Office Location for Alan I. Schimmel

15303 Ventura Blvd
Suite 650
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Phone: 818-464-5061

Fax: 818-464-5091

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Last Updated: 3/20/2020

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