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Civil Litigation

Extensive Experience Throughout All Jurisdictions in Southern California Handling Complex Civil Litigation, Including Jury Trials and Mediations.

Commercial and Residential Property Management and Operations

Our litigation practice is primarily focused in the area of law related to the management and operation of large commercial and residential properties throughout Southern California. We specialize in addressing claims and litigation arising out of all aspects of property management including leasing, ADA, security, parking, janitorial, maintenance and engineering.

Airports and Commercial Passenger Transportation

Many of our clients operate commercial shuttle and transportation operations throughout Southern California including some of the largest regional airports, i.e. Los Angeles International Airport, Burbank Pasadena Glendale Airport, and John Wayne International Airport. We have expensive experience in the management and operations of large passenger and employee transportation services involving commercial buses, shuttles and parking operations.

Personal Injury

We specialize in handling personal injury litigation. Over the past 30 plus years, we have handled in excess of 1000 personal injury claims and cases arising out of a large variety of subject matters, including but not limited to, slip/trip and falls, construction defect, commercial and residential property design, automobile and trucking accidents, commercial transportation operations, etc.


Given our extensive experience in defending workers’ compensation matters, our Civil Litigation Department is well-versed in the handling of subrogation litigation pursuant to the California Labor Code. Our vast knowledge in workers’ compensation and handling of civil litigation jury trials creates a unique advantage for our clients in our ability to maximize the recovery of lien claims. Our attorneys are able to aggressively pursue third party defendants whether or not counsel for the injured worker has the necessary experience and capabilities.


Eric J. Wayne, a partner at A,B & W, provides civil mediation services involving many areas of law including all aspects of personal injury and insurance related issues. Mediations can be non-binding or binding depending upon the desires of the litigants.


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