LAW OFFICE OF KARL S. THURMOND

Overview

Karl Thurmond was named one of America’s Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators in 2019 and 2020.

Because of the business litigation results Mr. Thurmond achieved, he was the first lawyer in the history of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) to receive a Special Commendation Award for his contribution to the success of El Pollo Loco. Mr. Thurmond was also co-lead counsel in Copeland v. Baskin-Robbins USA.et.al., (2002) 96 Cal.App4th 1251 which has been cited or referenced over 530 times. 

Mr. Thurmond’s clients retain him to provide innovative solutions to complex business problems throughout the U.S. His clients have included Associated Materials, Henry Company, El Pollo Loco Inc., Allied Domecq, McDonald’s Corporation, Baskin-Robbins, Los Angeles Local Development Corporation, Inc., DMC Investment Group, Inc., and Men’s Wearhouse. 

Mr. Thurmond is currently serving as the Co-Chair of City Attorney Mike Feuer’s 2022 Mayoral Campaign.

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Practice Areas

Business Litigation

Prosecute and defend a broad variety of complex business litigation, including disputes involving the Unfair Business Practices Act, unfair competition, consumer class actions, real estate, patent infringement, antitrust, insurance coverage, corporate and partnership law, franchise law, trade secrets, products liability, construction law, employment, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination.

Counseling

Advise clients on the purchase and leasing of real estate, purchase and sale of businesses, general corporate matters, antitrust matters, asbestos matters, securities, patent infringement, corporate governance, acquisition due diligence, and employment matters.

Trials

Conduct trials and arbitrations throughout the United States on a broad variety of complex business litigation matters including real estate, insurance coverage, products liability, construction, employment, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination.

What clients say

5/5

I view Karl as among the very best. He does not approach litigation as a typical lawyer; instead, he takes his client’s problems as his own and forages a path towards towards creative, effective, and optimal solutions. When I have a big problem, I turn to Karl for counsel. Case after case, he delivers!  

– Alok K. Gupta, General Counsel, Associated Materials 

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