Lawrence Dreyfuss

Lawrence Dreyfuss

Irvine, California

Mr. Dreyfuss, a 1974 graduate of UCLA and a 1977 graduate of the UCLA School of Law (where he was a member of the Law Review), is an AV rated attorney (highest ranking for legal ability and ethics) with more than 38 years experience with real property and business litigation matters.
Mr. Dreyfuss has particular expertise in addressing foreclosure and secured lending disputes, having successfully represented borrowers, lenders, trustees, and purchasers in a variety of such cases for more than three decades.  He has also successfully handled numerous matters on behalf of real estate brokers and agents as well as property owners and purchasers concerning non-disclosure, specific performance, commission disputes, boundary and neighbor conflicts, easements, and other real estate issues.  Mr. Dreyfuss has handled several partition lawsuits concerning ownership disputes among joint owners of real property. He has extensive experience in collection matters and in obtaining the appointment of receivers for real property security. 

Mr. Dreyfuss has successful appellate experience before the California Supreme Court, the 9th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals and all California Courts of Appeal. He has been selected to draft "friends of the court" amicus curae briefs to the court of appeal on behalf of the California Trustee's Association. He is a member of the Business Litigation and Real Estate Sections of the Orange County Bar Association.  Mr. Dreyfuss has written articles for the California Trustee's Association, the United States Foreclosure Network, and the Handel on the Law, has appeared as an expert witness on foreclosure issues, and has led seminars for creditor groups, real estate professionals, and consumers on various real estate litigation and foreclosure issues.  He is admitted to practice before all California State and Federal Courts.

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Decisions
  • Landlord-Tenant
  • Real Estate Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California - 1977
    • Law Review: UCLA Law Review, Member
  • UCLA - 1974

Honors and Awards

  • AV rated attorney

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association, Business Litigation and Real Estate Section, Member