Douglas R. Painter

Douglas R. Painter: Attorney with Steinbrecher & Span LLP
  • Partner at Steinbrecher & Span LLP
  • 445 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 2350, Los Angeles, CA 90071
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Douglas Painter is an established business litigator with over twenty-five years of expertise handling all facets of complex commercial disputes. His litigation practice emphasizes business tort, breach of contract, aviation, fiduciary duty, real estate, environmental, professional negligence, trade secret, employment and accounting matters. Mr. Painter is known in the Los Angeles legal community for his superior courtroom advocacy skills and is admitted to practice before all federal and state courts within California. He received his J.D. in 1987 from the University of California, Davis, where he was awarded Best Oral Advocate, Lead Advocate National Moot Court Team and First Place Winner Neumiller Moot Court Competition.

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Business Law
  • Business Fraud
  • Small Business Law
  • Contract Litigation
  • Contract Fraud
  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Complex Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Air Quality
  • California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
  • Clean Air Act
  • Clean Water Act
  • Environmental Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
213-634-7002  Phone
213-891-1470  Fax
University Attended:
University of Maryland, College Park, B.S., cum laude, 1984
Law School Attended:
University of California at Davis, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
1990, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1987, California
Mr. Painter has served as a mediator with the A.D.R. section of the Los Angeles Superior Court, co-chair of the Environmental Law Society of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, fee-dispute arbitrator with the San Francisco Bar Association, and as a member of the Board of Governors for the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association.
Birth Information:
Topeka, Kansas, 1957
Hobbies & interests:
Arthor: “Meeting Statutory Deadlines, Antitrust” (C.E.B.) and portions of “California Environmental Law Handbook,” 11th edition.

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