Aaron Gundzik

(213) 542 2135 T

(213) 542 2101 F



University of Southern California
(J.D., 1987)

University of Colorado
(B.S., 1984)


California 1987

Oregon 2007 (currently inactive)


Mr. Gundzik is experienced in all phases of civil litigation, including bench and jury trials, arbitrations and appeals before federal and state courts throughout California and in other states.

His practice is devoted to complex business litigation, including securities and commodities disputes, consumer and employment claims, including class actions, trademark and copyright infringement, software licensing and development disputes, and litigation concerning environmental contamination and construction and other real estate issues.

Mr. Gundzik has represented clients in the financial services industry, including commodities, securities and forex brokers, education, software and sales and marketing, among others. Mr. Gundzik has served on the California State Bar's Franchise Law and Cyber Law committees and was involved in reviewing and recommending legislation and in providing education to other California attorneys on these topics.

Partner - Cotton & Gundzik LLP 2001 - 2012

Partner - LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae L.L.P (n/k/a Dewey LeBoeuf LLP) from 1997 to 2001

Associate - LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae L.L.P from 1987 to 1997


  • Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Member, CicLAVia Board of Directors
  • Member, California State Bar Franchise Law Committee - 2001 to 2004
  • Member, ABA Forum on Franchising
  • Member, California State Bar Committee on Cyberlaw - 2001 to 2004


  • California State Bar Business Law Section
  • Franchise Litigation - January 2001 - Berkeley, California
  • Franchise Litigation - September 2001 - Anaheim, California


  • Counterpoint: Statute-Approved Arbitration Clauses, Los Angeles Daily Journal, June 5, 2012.
  • CGL Coverage for Intellectual Property Claims, International Insurance Law Review, September 1998.
  • Will California Become the Forum of Choice for Attacking Class Action Waivers, Franchise Law Journal, Fall 2003.