Neil M. Sunkin

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Former Partner, Arter & Hadden, LLP (Chair, Business Litigation Group, Los Angeles, 2001). Former Counsel, First Interstate Bank of California. Author: "Federal Court Decision Eases Factoring of Perishable Goods," American Cash Flow Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 10 (November 2002). Contributing Author: Banks and Thrifts: Government Enforcement and Receivership Law, Matthew Bender, 1991.

Areas of Practice (21)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Appeals
  • Business
  • Business Tort
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Banking
  • Lender Liability
  • Letters of Credit
  • Fraud
  • Defamation
  • Privacy Rights
  • Trade Secrets
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Securities Litigation
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
818-876-9975  Phone
818-876-9916  Fax
University Attended:
Brandeis University, B.A., English and American Literature, cum laude
Law School Attended:
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1985
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Central and Eastern and Southern Districts of California; 1985, Texas; 1991, California
Los Angeles County Bar Association; State Bar of California; State Bar of Texas; Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (Chairman, Grants Committee, 1987-1988; Chairman, Scared Straight Project, 1988; Vice Chairman, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1989; Chairman, Aid to Homeless Committee, 1990).
Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., March 23, 1959
Reported Cases:
Boulder Fruit Express, et al. v. Transportation Factoring, Inc., 251 F.3d 1268 (9th Cir. 2001), cert. den'd 534 U.S. 1133 (2002); F.D.I.C. v. Selaiden Builders, Inc., 973 F.2d 1249 (5th Cir. 1992), cert. den'd 507 U.S. 1051 (1993); Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. v. Claycomb, 945 F.2d 853 (5th Cir. 1991), cert. den'd. 504 U.S. 955 (1992).

Peer Reviews

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Woodland Hills, California

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