Alan I. Schimmel

Top rated business litigation attorney in Sherman Oaks, California

Schimmel & Parks, A.P.L.C.
Alan I. Schimmel
Schimmel & Parks, A.P.L.C.

Practice Areas: Business litigation, Personal injury, Employment litigation; view more

Licensed in California since: 1981

Education: Pepperdine University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023

Schimmel & Parks, A.P.L.C.

15303 Ventura Blvd
Suite 650
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 Visit website


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. He has represented thousands of claimaints in the Northridge Earthquake Litigation.  His firm leads the way in seeking compensation for families of drug and alcohol facility abuse including rape and wrongful death.  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

Business litigation, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Employment litigation: plaintiff, Civil litigation: plaintiff, Class action/mass torts: plaintiff, Construction litigation: consumer

Focus areas

Trade secret, Non-compete agreements, Sexual abuse - plaintiff, Employment discrimination, Wrongful termination, Retaliation, Employment law - employer, Class actions, Asbestos, Toxic torts, Construction defects

  • 20% Business litigation
  • 30% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Employment litigation: plaintiff
  • 10% Civil litigation: plaintiff
  • 10% Class action/mass torts: plaintiff
  • 10% Construction litigation: consumer

First Admitted: 1981, California

Professional Webpage:

  • , Super Lawyers, 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • AV® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of California
  • Nevada State Bar
  • U.S. District Court for Nevada
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Educational Background:
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.
Industry Groups:
  • Employment
  • Real Estate
  • Rehabilitation Centers

Office location for Alan I. Schimmel

15303 Ventura Blvd
Suite 650
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Phone: 818-464-5061


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023

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