Warren O. Hodges, Jr. became "Of Counsel" to the firm in 2001 and a partner in 2012. He brings a wealth of litigation experience in the areas of business, employment, real estate and intellectual property law. He is an experienced trial lawyer, and has represented and/or litigated against many of this country's foremost business entities.



Mr. Hodges is a 1985 graduate of Yale University and a 1989 graduate of the University of Southern California Law School. He has practiced primarily in the area of business, real estate, copyright, patent and trademark infringement, and employment litigation, but also has advised clients regarding and litigated matters involving franchise and licensing, entertainment, personal injury, construction, probate and trust disputes, banking, and environmental contamination matters.

A representative list of the organizations Mr. Hodges has represented or litigated against includes: Unilever, Inc., Remo, Inc., Computer Associates, National Football League, Lawry’s Foods, Orange County Sheriff's Department, University of Southern California, American Medical Response, McDonalds, Spieker Properties, Wells Fargo Bank, Wendy's Hamburgers, Charles Keating (Lincoln Savings and Loan), Jerry's Famous Deli, Rite Aid, NFL Players Association, Al & Ed's Autosound; Crumpler & Kruger; Imperial Bank; ASCAP, Driftwood Dairy, Tropicale Foods, and the Toyota Motor Car Company.



University of Southern California (J.D., 1989); President of the Black Law Students Association; Hale Moot Court Honors Program Quarter-Finalist. 

Yale University (B.A., 1985); Departmental Honors, Senior Thesis 



California State Bar 

Federal District Court for the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California 



California State Bar Association 

Los Angeles County Bar Association 

Langston Bar Association