Dennis Luckman

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Dennis Brent Luckman is an AV Preeminent peer rated attorney. He joined Lee, Hernandez, Landrum & Garofalo as a partner in 2015. Mr. Luckman was a partner and shareholder with Green & Hall, APC for 12 years and practiced with the firm for over 16 years. He was named a “Southern California Rising Star” by Super Lawyers numerous times. His practice is devoted to construction defect disputes, general business litigation, premises and products liability. Mr. Luckman’s clients have included developers, general contractors, and business owners in a variety of diverse industries. Over his career, Mr. Luckman has successfully handled approximately one thousand cases with amounts in dispute totaling well into the multiple hundreds of millions of dollars.

In the precedential case of ABF Capital Corp. v. Grove Properties Company (2005), 126 Cal. App. 4th 204, on appeal Mr. Luckman successfully argued on behalf of his client that business entities are within the class of person protected by Civil Code section 1717(a) (reciprocal application of a unilateral attorneys’ fees provision in a contract).

Mr. Luckman is a Southern California native. While he spent his earliest years in Los Angeles, he grew up in Joshua Tree where he developed a lifelong passion for the outdoors. He is still an avid hiker and enduro rider. After high school, he served in the U.S. Army Reserves as a combat medic. He graduated magna cum laude from San Diego State University in 1994 with a BA in History and the University of San Diego School of Law in 1997 with a JD. Mr. Luckman is a member of the State Bar of California and the United States District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California.