"Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends." – US Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter (1941).
Lawyers that understand business; our goal is problem solving, not over-lawyering.Contact Us
Lawyers with top academic credentials (including Notre Dame, UC Berkeley, Stanford, USC, and UC Hastings); and AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale Hubbell.View Endorsements
Civil litigators and trial attorneys with numerous successful trial verdicts, including defense and plaintiff over $1.5 million.View Sample Victories
Our business litigators regularly compete against large law firms, yet we are an economically focused alternative.Learn More
Legal representation in the motor vehicle industry, including racecar mechanics, repair shops, car collectors, and others involved with racecars and show cars.Learn More
Lanza & Smith is a full service business litigation and transactional law firm based in Orange County, California. Our goal - in every case and for every client - is to focus on problem solving, not over-lawyering. Lanza & Smith is composed of civil litigators and trial attorneys with numerous successful trial verdicts, including one over $1.5 million; an AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale Hubbell; and top academic credentials (including Notre Dame, UC Berkeley, Stanford, USC and UC Hastings).
We handle legal matters for clients ranging from multi-national Fortune 500 companies to start-up businesses, company owners, high net worth individuals, executives and professionals.
As a boutique business litigation firm, we protect your interests in a wide variety of business transactions, real estate and general civil matters, including litigation, financial services, insurance, and the appeals process.
We also provide other business and corporate services, assisting in transactional issues relating to founding, managing and growing a business.Attorney Profiles