Known as a fierce adversary, Ellyn Garofalo focuses on the defense and prosecution of complex civil matters including breach of contract claims, partnership disputes, securities and investor fraud claims, real estate litigation, and other business disputes. In her three decades of courtroom experience, she has tried a wide variety of cases in state and federal courts across the country.
In one notable case, Garofalo obtained a defense verdict as lead trial counsel for multiple defendants in a $100 million partnership dispute arising from the acquisition of a wellness resort. In another matter, she obtained a $32 million judgment for cyber theft by a former officer of a digital advertising company. She also obtained a settlement in an international breach of contract dispute involving one of the world’s largest produce suppliers. In a recent matter, Garofalo successfully represented the California DUI Lawyers Association challenging the DMV’s administrative hearings process.