Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation

Litigation is an ever-present threat to any organization that must be managed with care. FLI NET's Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation practice group provides all clients with a full range of dispute resolution services. Our experts are dedicated to innovative, smart conflict management and resolution techniques, representing clients in different professions and fields.

Head of Practice Group

Daniel M. Livingston

Personal Background

Dan is a partner at Payne & Fears LLP and is the chair of the firm's business litigation group. He has successfully handled hundreds of civil litigation matters involving a wide range of commercial issues, and has tried numerous cases to verdict, judgment or arbitration award.

Dan graduated with honors from Stanford University and received his law degree from Brigham Young University. He began his career with the international law firm of O'Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles and became a partner with Payne & Fears LLP in Orange County in 1995. He has specialized in all types of commercial litigation, with a focus on real estate related disputes primarily for banks, title companies and land developers.

Dan has been consistently named to the Southern California Super Lawyers list by vote of attorney peers and was recognized as one of the Top 50 Super Lawyers in Orange County from 2004 to 2007. He is the past Chair of the Business Litigation Section of the Orange County Bar Association, and is a member of the Board of Governors of the Orange County Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. Mr. Livingston has authored articles for the Orange County Lawyer and the Brigham Young University Law Review, for which he also served as an Associate Editor. He is AV PreeminentTM rated by Martindale-Hubbell®.

Law Firm Background

Payne & Fears attorneys are skilled in representing businesses in both trial and appellate advocacy in state, federal and administrative forums throughout the United States, building a remarkable record of success for clients. Their goal is always to represent clients efficiently and effectively to achieve the best results on their behalf. Its representative clients in this area include Marriott International, Boeing, ITT Industries, Safeway and Western National Properties.

Panel of Cross-border Specialists

Country/Firm Specialist
France
Lamy Lexel
Marie Duverne-Hanachowicz Email
Greece
Kelemenis & Co
Theodore Thomopoulos Email
India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
Krishan Malhotra Email
Tom Price Email

In-Country Experts

Country/Firm Lawyer(s) Links
Angola
Mota Veiga Advogados in Association with MC&A
Marco Correia Gadanha Marco Correia Gadanha bio WEB
Argentina
Zang Bergel & Viñes Abogados
Carlos Ferrario Carlos Ferrario bio WEB
Armenia
Ameria
Karen Babalyan Karen Babalyan
David Sargsyan
bio WEB
bio WEB
Australia
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Geoff Cairns Geoff Cairns bio WEB
Azerbaijan
BM Morrison Partners LLC
Farhad Mirzayev Ruslan Mukhtarov
Farhad Mirzayev
bio WEB
bio WEB
Belarus
Vlasova Mikhel & Partners
Olga Nikolaeva Olga Nikolaeva
Liliya Vlasova
bio WEB
bio WEB
Bulgaria
Penkov, Markov & Partners
Vladimir Penkov Vladimir Penkov
Svetlin Adrianov
bio WEB
bio WEB
Croatia
Currently updating
Czech Republic
Havel & Partners
Dušan Sedláček Dušan Sedláček
Jan Sturm
bio WEB
bio WEB
France
Lamy Lexel
Marie Duverne-Hanachowicz Marie Duverne-Hanachowicz
Aude Ducret
bio WEB
Germany
SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte
Arndt Tetzlaff Arndt Tetzlaff bio WEB
Greece
Kelemenis & Co
Evangelos Tsachas Evangelos Tsachas bio WEB
Hong Kong
Ford Kwan and Company
Sydney Lam Sydney Lam bio WEB
Hungary
Oppenheim
Tamás Éless Tamás Éless bio WEB
India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
Krishan Malhotra Krishan Malhotra bio WEB
Israel
Steinmetz, Haring, Gurman & Co
Eli Shimilevich Eli Shimilevich bio WEB
Italy
Studio Legale Mondini Rusconi
Giacomo Bonelli Giacomo Bonelli bio WEB
Japan
Iwata Godo
Shigeo Wakabayashi Shigeo Wakabayashi bio WEB
Kenya
Anjarwalla & Khanna
Ushwin Khanna Ushwin Khanna
Aisha Abdallah
bio WEB
bio WEB
Kyrgyzstan
Kalikova & Associates Law Firm LLC
Nurbek Sabirov Nurbek Sabirov
Magomed Saaduev
bio WEB
bio WEB
Malaysia
Azmi & Associates
Raja Ahmad Mohzanuddin Shah Raja Mohza Raja Ahmad Mohzanuddin Shah Raja Mohza
Abu Daud bin Abd Rahim
bio WEB
bio WEB
Peru
Estudio Olaechea
Miguel Ronceros Miguel Ronceros bio WEB
Philippines
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
Ricardo Ma. P.G. Ongkiko Ricardo Ma. P.G. Ongkiko bio WEB
Poland
Maruta Wachta
Republic of Korea
Hankyul Law Group
Boknam Yun Boknam Yun bio WEB
Serbia
Currently updating
Spain
Rousaud Costas Duran (RCD)
Jordi Sanchez Jordi Sanchez bio WEB
Switzerland
Budin & Partners
Urs Saal Nicolas Ulmer
Urs Saal
Philippe Schellenberg
bio WEB
bio WEB
bio WEB
Ukraine
Konnov & Sozanovsky
Alexey Ivanov Alexey Ivanov
Alexey Pokotylo
bio WEB
bio WEB
United States of America
Payne & Fears LLP
Daniel M. Livingston Daniel M. Livingston bio WEB
Republic of Congo
Cabinet d'Avocats Fernand Carle
Malalou Carle
Portugal
MGRA & Associados
Sílvia Santos Ferreira Sílvia Santos Ferreira bio WEB
UAE - Dubai
Hikmat Fayad & Associates
Hikmat Fayad bio WEB