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Lawrence J. Dreyfuss

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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 40 years’ experience handling real property and business litigation matters.
Mr. Dreyfuss  has successfully handled numerous matters on behalf of real property owners and purchasers concerning non-disclosure, specific performance, real estate 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 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.
Mr. Dreyfuss has successful appellate experience in major precedent setting real estate cases 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 curiae 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 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 sales  and foreclosure issues. He is admitted to practice before all California State and Federal Courts.

Practice Areas

  • Appellate Law
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Collections

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California


  • AV Rated Attorney
  • UCLA Law Review

Professional Associations

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


  • UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • 1977
  • UCLA
    • 1974