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Lorien Giles

I take my role as a client’s advocate seriously. I focus my representation on developing, understanding, and accomplishing the clients’ objectives through the most efficient means. I believe considering every available avenue, including litigation, is the best approach to achieving a client’s goals. Quotation mark
Lorien Giles
Lorien Giles
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About Lorien

Lorien Giles joined the firm in October 2021 as an associate in the litigation department. He assists clients in all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation strategy, discovery, depositions, and decisive motions practice. He has worked with individual and executive clients as well as businesses from diverse industries, including consumer products, healthcare, entertainment, professional services, technology, and cannabis. Lorien is licensed in California and is pending admission to the Washington State Bar.

Before joining Miller Nash, Lorien was an associate at a litigation boutique firm in Los Angeles, California where he worked on complex commercial disputes, such as corporate buyout disputes, fraudulent claims act and qui tam actions, film production disputes, in-house counsel malpractice, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau disputes, and numerous high profile individual civil actions.

While at UCLA, he worked as a research assistant focusing on amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, engaged in mock-trial competitions, and worked as a law clerk in the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

Lorien is presently admitted in California and his admission to the Washington State Bar Association is pending.  
    

Representative Experience

  • Recent Matters Plus
    • Defended national retail chain against claims of professional misconduct from district court through the appellate process.

    • Prevailed in defending transportation company against claims of fraudulent activity.

    • Investigated large company for fraud during a multi-million dollar buyout dispute.

    • Mediated resolution of corporate buyout dispute.

    • Advised on breach of contract claims against major movie studio.

Services

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2018
  • B.A., Claremont McKenna College, philosophy and economics, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2018

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Activities

Professional Plus
  • Law Clerk, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Los Angeles, CA, 2016

Outside the Office

Lorien enjoys hiking, cycling, cooking, and tinkering with computers.