Mr. Schiavone is a partner in the firm’s Orange County office where he represents developers and homebuilders in all areas of litigation. His practice focuses on defense of complex litigation matters, including construction defect actions involving single-family homes and homeowner associations, insurance subrogation actions, general business litigation, risk transfer, and class actions. Mr. Schiavone is a problem solver, and his experience in handling multi-party mediations, arbitrations, law and motion practice, and trial proceedings has contributed greatly to the successful resolution of hundreds of cases. Clients regularly seek his advice with regard to changes in construction defect law, compliance with building code provisions, and issues involving EPA regulations.
With a certification in Intellectual Property Law, Mr. Schiavone has a solid understanding of copyright and trademark infringement and trade secret misappropriation. In addition, his keen legal insight and experience in meta-analyses of interactions between the physical environment and human health and behavior, (particularly with regard to the effects of environmental stressors, e.g., crowding, smog, noise), environmental pollution, the biology and politics of water pollution, and compliance with environmental regulations, provides a cutting-edge approach and a sound scientific foundation in developing litigation strategies.
Mr. Schiavone received his Juris Doctorate from Whittier Law School in 2007 where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, earning his certification in Intellectual Property Law. He received his B.A. in Environmental Analysis & Design from the University of California, Irvine in 1997. He is licensed to practice in California (2007).