Duncan Dohmen is a member of the firm’s litigation department and assists in matters related to energy and natural resources, contract disputes, employment, construction defects, and lease agreements.
During law school, Duncan served as a technical editor on the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Neil W. Bason at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. As a student volunteer in Loyola’s Consumer Bankruptcy Clinic, Duncan helped Chapter 7 and 13 pro se debtors with filing their petitions.
Before law school, Duncan worked on large-scale e-discovery projects as a Japanese document reviewer, translator, and quality controller. He also worked in the freight forwarding industry, gaining substantial experience in exporting a wide range of products to Japan and around the world.
Duncan lived in Japan for four years, as a university student and as an English language instructor and is fluent in Japanese.
Commercial Litigation & Franchising Plus
Represented clients in a range of contractual disputes, and helped the firm win summary judgment in a franchising agreement suit.
Admiralty & Maritime Plus
Successfully coordinated the seizure of several marine vessels in a bank loan collection matter.
Advised commercial tenant in negotiating amendment to lease after COVID hardships.
- Japanese American Bar Association, Japanese interpreter
- Asian Pacific American Bar Association, intake volunteer
- Received the Judge Barry Russell Award for Outstanding Achievement in Federal Practice Study, presented by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, 2018
Outside the Office
Duncan enjoys rock climbing and hiking. He is an avid NFL fan.