R.C. Harlan approaches each case with a blend of incisiveness, diligence, and camaraderie – he listens attentively to his clients and builds a working relationship with them to develop a customized, clearcut strategy for success. With a focus on complex civil disputes, Harlan represents individuals and companies across a wide variety of industries, including high tech,
sports and entertainment, towing and transportation, waste management, medical device, pharmaceutical, and healthcare.
Among Harlan’s accomplishments is his representation of a Southern California towing business in a civil rights suit against a city and its officials. The towing company’s claims spanned more than 15 years of constitutional rights violations related to the city’s alleged corrupt favoritism in granting no-bid tow contracts in exchange for political contributions. Harlan and his team negotiated a $1.3 million settlement and he now handles government investigations and compliance work for the towing industry.