Category Archives: California Attorneys


October 3, 2022
Victor Balladares

Victor Balladares is an associate at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP.  He is an experienced litigator with extensive involvement in prosecuting and defending commercial, business, and complex litigation disputes in federal courts, state courts, and arbitration. Prior to joining […]

September 13, 2022
Jeffrey Pomerance

Jeffrey Pomerance is a partner in the Business Transactions & Corporate Law department of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. Jeffrey has experience representing and advising businesses, management, investors, entrepreneurs throughout the business “life cycle”- from start-up through sale/dissolution.  […]

August 3, 2022
Christopher Muno

Christopher Muno is a partner with Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP, and is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Department. Mr. Muno has broad real estate transactional experience representing institutional and non-institutional investors, developers, operators, and financial […]

July 5, 2022
Edward Weiman

Edward Weiman is Of Counsel in the law firm of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. He is a seasoned entertainment, media, and intellectual property lawyer with over twenty-five years of litigation experience. Mr. Weiman has handled a wide […]

July 20, 2022
James Gilbert

James Gilbert is a partner at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. He has extensive experience in state and federal courts, and has represented clients at both the trial court and appellate level. With over thirty years of legal […]

May 10, 2022
Steven Zidell

Steven Zidell is a partner with Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP.  Mr. Zidell’s practice focuses on transactional real estate and corporate matters. He has published several articles on real estate and business law topics. Mr. Zidell has been […]

May 10, 2022
Michael Wolf

Michael Wolf is the founder and managing partner of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. He works with a variety of commercial enterprises, helping them with a diverse and wide scope of legal matters. Mr. Wolf’s expertise includes the […]

May 10, 2022
Matthew Wolf

Matthew E. Wolf is a partner at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. His practice focuses on counseling start-up businesses, small to medium-sized companies, and individuals in connection with a broad range of transactional matters. Matthew advises clients in […]

May 10, 2022
Norman Wisnicki

Norman Wisnicki is a partner of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP, and practices in various areas of civil, homeowner association, real estate, and construction litigation. Mr. Wisnicki employs efficient and effective strategies to achieve maximum results for his […]

May 9, 2022
Ross Winn

Ross Winn is a partner at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP working primarily in the areas of estate planning, tax, and business law. Through his multi-disciplinary approach, he assists clients with all aspects of estate and income tax […]

May 9, 2022
Daniel Wiesel

Daniel Wiesel is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP, with a practice that focuses on transactional real estate and finance, including all aspects of the purchase and sale, financing, and development […]

May 9, 2022
Johnny White

Johnny White is a partner in the litigation department of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP, where he focuses primarily on bankruptcy and insolvency litigation. Mr. White has extensive experience in state and federal court across a variety of […]

May 9, 2022
Kelly Weil

Kelly Weil is a partner with Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP and a member of the community association and real estate law departments. She has significant experience in representing homeowner associations and other clients in all types of […]

May 9, 2022
Adam Weg

Adam Weg is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP, with a practice that focuses on complex business, real estate, antitrust and trade secret matters, cross-border international arbitration disputes and sophisticated insurance […]

May 9, 2022
Neal Tabachnick

Neal Tabachnick is a partner at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP.  His practice focuses on representing creative talent, production and distribution interests in production, distribution, and licensing agreements in all facets of entertainment and digital media.

May 9, 2022
Mindy Sheps

Mindy Sheps is a senior partner in the firm and is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group, with over 25 years of diverse experience in the area of transactional real estate, advising clients in all aspects of real […]

May 9, 2022
Daniel Shapiro – Retired

Daniel Shapiro co-founded the partnership known as Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP which has successfully served its clients for more than 35 years. Although full-service, the firm has earned an impressive reputation in Southern California as one of […]

May 9, 2022
Sahil Shah

Sahil Shah is a senior associate with Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP and practices within the firm’s Real Estate and Community Associations departments. His practice focuses on transactional real estate and finance including all aspects of the purchase […]

May 9, 2022
Brian Schall

Brian Schall is a partner in the Entertainment Law department of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin LLP with over 20 years of experience as an entertainment lawyer. Throughout his career, Mr. Schall has advised and guided the careers of […]

May 9, 2022
Jason Sampas

Jason Sampas is an associate at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP.  His practice focuses on real estate, general business transactional matters, and related tax matters.  In addition to him being a licensed attorney in both California and Florida, Mr. Sampas is a […]

May 9, 2022
Brandon Sadigh

Brandon Sadigh is an associate at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. His practice focuses on a range of business transactional matters. Brandon primarily assists on matters which involve general business issues, business entity formations, and business transactions.

May 9, 2022
Mark Rosenbaum

Mark Rosenbaum is a partner with Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP, and is manager of the commercial collections and foreclosure department. He represents small businesses, individuals, as well as international companies, in litigation matters. Mr. Rosenbaum’s expertise provides […]

May 9, 2022
Michael Schulman

Michael Schulman is a partner in both the Las Vegas office and Los Angeles office of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. He is the leader of the firm’s Nevada Community Associations practice. Mr. Schulman regularly acts as counsel […]

May 9, 2022
John Samberg

John Samberg is a Reno-based partner in the litigation department of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin LLP.  Mr. Samberg enjoys a diverse practice in the areas of Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Business Transactions & Corporate Law, Community Associations Law, […]

May 9, 2022
Marc Rohatiner

Marc Rohatiner is a partner in the litigation department of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP.  As a business litigator and trial attorney, Mr. Rohatiner has over 40 years’ experience representing parties with contract-based disputes in all industries. His […]

May 9, 2022
Robert Rivas

Robert Rivas is a partner at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. He represents clients in global intellectual property portfolios including the protection of trademarks and trade dress and implementation of anti-counterfeit strategies. He is also seasoned in cross-border […]

May 9, 2022
Roy Rifkin – Retired

Roy Rifkin is of counsel in the litigation department of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. Mr. Rifkin handles a variety of litigation matters for corporate and entertainment clients, as well as in the areas of real estate and […]

May 9, 2022
Michael Rabkin

Michael Rabkin is a partner with Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP, and is the manager of the firm’s Real Estate Department and Community Associations Department. His practice involves all aspects of real estate transactions, including purchase and sale […]

May 9, 2022
Joseph Petro

Joseph Petro is a corporate partner with Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. He represents sole proprietors, small to mid-sized businesses and privately-owned entities and organizations in a variety of areas. Having a master’s degree in business administration, Mr. […]

May 9, 2022
Matthew Oster

Matt Oster is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution department of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. Matt has extensive experience defending and prosecuting complex civil actions in the California federal and state courts with an emphasis […]

May 9, 2022
Daniel Medioni

Daniel Medioni is an associate in the litigation department of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. His practice is focused primarily on complex civil litigation, real estate, community associations, commercial collections, foreclosures, bankruptcy and alternative dispute matters. In 2022, […]

May 9, 2022
Leslie Steven Marks – Retired

Leslie Steven Marks is Of Counsel with Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. He was a former partner of the firm and managed the firm’s litigation department. Mr. Marks currently serves as a full time “Neutral” in connection with […]

May 9, 2022
Jay-Jay Lord

Jay-Jay Lord is a partner at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP, where he practices in the areas of entertainment law, intellectual property law, and contract law.  Mr. Lord represents recording artists and songwriters, social media influencers, record labels, […]

May 9, 2022
Luke Lieberman

Luke Lieberman is a partner at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP, where he practices entertainment and intellectual property law.  Luke draws on extensive entertainment industry experience to provide counsel to studios, producers, and distributors as well as helping […]

May 9, 2022
Eric Levinrad

Eric Levinrad is a partner at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. He focuses his practice on complex business litigation and intellectual property litigation, including trademark, copyright and trade secret cases and has considerable experience litigating class actions, probate […]

May 9, 2022
Elsa Horowitz

Elsa Horowitz is a partner in the litigation department of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. Her practice focuses on business, real estate and commercial litigation, provisional remedies, and enforcement proceedings. Elsa practices in both State and Federal courts […]

May 9, 2022
David Hochman

David Hochman is a partner with Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. His practice focuses on counseling small and medium-sized companies, start-up businesses, and individuals in connection with a broad range of transactional matters. Mr. Hochman advises clients in […]

May 9, 2022
Chris Heck

Chris Heck is a general litigation partner at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner at the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis, LLP. He focuses his practice on complex […]

April 18, 2022
Simon Aron

Simon Aron is Of Counsel in the law firm of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. He is an accomplished trial practitioner having appeared before the Bankruptcy Courts of the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California, as […]

April 18, 2022
Jeff Finn

Jeff Finn is Of Counsel in the law firm of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. He is a seasoned technology lawyer serving start-up, emerging growth and multinational corporations. Mr. Finn approaches his practice with single-minded focus: to help his […]