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Roy Jimenez, Managing Partner

Roy Jimenez, a partner since 2006, and practicing since 1997, has been rated “A-V Preeminent” by his peers, the highest rating issued by Lexis Nexis|Martindale-Hubbell. His primary practice areas are business and real estate litigation. Mr. Jimenez has extensive experience in resolving or litigating large, small, and complex cases involving collections, breach of contract, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets and other business torts. Mr. Jimenez works out of all of the firm’s offices including Long Beach, Irvine, Beverly Hills, and Downey, CA.

He is successful in economically and favorably settling real estate disputes affecting title, transfer, and use of real property, and in lending issues. Mr. Jimenez also consults and provides general counsel services to financial institutions, entertainment companies, and national packaging and packaging-related businesses. His clients consist of businesses in the following categories:

  • Financial Institutions
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Packaging
  • Retail
  • Consumer Services
  • Real Estate—including agents, buyers, sellers, lenders and escrow officers.

Real estate matters he has handled include:

  • Breach of contract
  • Broker and lender misrepresentations
  • Collections
  • Commercial lease disputes
  • Contractor disputes
  • Failure to pay for services
  • Fraud
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Mechanics liens
  • Mortgage lender disputes and wrongful foreclosure
  • Ownership and partnership disputes
  • Partition actions
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Purchase and sale disputes
  • Quiet title actions
  • Real estate fraud
  • Real estate litigation
  • Slander of title
  • Unfair business practices

Mr. Jimenez enjoys the competitive and fast-paced nature of civil litigation. He strives to reach successful results in the most cost-efficient manner for each client.

Some representative cases include:

  • Lead trial counsel representing physician against medical partners for breach of partnership agreement and breach of fiduciary duty. Jury found partners wrongfully dissolved business and failed to pay income earned by client;
  • Lead trial counsel representing real property owner for claims of breach of contract, fraud and quiet title against business partner.  Jury found business partner committed fraud and awarded title of real property to client;
  • Lead trial counsel defending against claims of undue influence, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty regarding real estate and financial asset management. Jury verdict was in favor of defense and found no liability against client;
  • Lead trial counsel representing credit card processing company against CRM vendor for misappropriation of trade secrets and unjust enrichment.  Jury found vendor took client’s proprietary information to start a competing business and awarded a multi-million dollar verdict;
  • Lead trial counsel representing telecommunication manufacturer against telecommunication distributor for claims of breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentation concerning the sale of a business.  Jury awarded verdict in favor of client resulting in rescission of the sale transaction and general and consequential damages to make client whole;
  • Lead trial counsel representing property owner against seller of property for failure to disclose material defects;
  • Second chair trial counsel representing manufacturer against long time employee for embezzling funds from company.  Jury awarded general and punitive damages against former employee;
  • Lead trial counsel defending against claims between manufacturer and distributor of breach of contract, conversion and request for punitive damages.  Jury awarded nominal damages against client, no punitive damages and substantially less than what was offered in settlement;
  • Lead counsel negotiating favorable settlement for buyer of real estate against seller and broker for failure to disclose material defects in the remodeling and permitting of the subject property;
  • Lead counsel negotiating favorable settlement in favor of property owner regarding property line dispute and trespass claims;
  • Lead trial counsel defending property management company for claims of breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.  Jury found in favor of client and awarded no damages to plaintiff property owner;
  • Lead counsel in favorably negotiating claims of trademark infringement by manufacturer against client in tobacco industry;
  • Lead counsel favorably litigating and settling real estate dispute for quiet title and partition between multiple siblings;

A native of Southern California, Mr. Jimenez is a member of the:

State Bar of California | Los Angeles County Bar Association | Beverly Hills Bar Association | Mexican American Bar Association |  LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles | Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

He is a member of the Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors, and a member of the Order of Distinguished Attorneys for the Beverly Hills Bar Association. He has acted in leadership roles in these various organizations and others.

In 2019 Mr. Jimenez was installed to the Board of Trustees of the LA County Bar Association (LACBA). LACBA has close to 20,000 members and provides countless services to the legal and non-legal community in LA County.

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RECOGNITION & AWARDS

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals
  • Distinguished Service Award, Kiwanis of Downey
  • Hixon Fellow, Kiwanis International
  • Order of Distinguished Attorneys, Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Past Co-President, LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles
  • Former President, Kiwanis Club of Downey
  • Board Member, Southern California Alcohol and Drug Programs Board
  • Member, Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors
  • Member, Order of Distinguished Attorneys for the Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Board of Trustees, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Member, Mexican American Bar Association
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Trustee, Southeast District Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • Pepperdine University (B.A., 1994)
  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D., 1997)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • California, 1997

U.S. District Court, 1997

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