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OVERVIEW

Garrett Scott Llewellyn
Of Counsel

Los Angeles

2029 Century Park East
Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90067

P 310-284-3876

F 310-284-3894

OVERVIEW

Garrett Scott Llewellyn
Of Counsel

Los Angeles

2029 Century Park East
Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90067

P 310-284-3876

F 310-284-3894

Garrett Llewellyn is a first-chair trial lawyer representing clients across numerous industries in complex commercial litigation and class action defense, including disputes associated with breach of contract, unfair competition and similar business torts, breach of fiduciary duty, violation of the TCPA and other consumer protection statutes, and consumer fraud.

Garrett Llewellyn is a first-chair trial lawyer representing clients across numerous industries in complex commercial litigation and class action defense, including disputes associated with breach of contract, unfair competition and similar business torts, breach of fiduciary duty, violation of the TCPA and other consumer protection statutes, and consumer fraud.

OVERVIEW

Garrett Llewellyn is a first-chair trial lawyer representing clients across numerous industries in complex commercial litigation and class action defense, including disputes associated with breach of contract, unfair competition and similar business torts, breach of fiduciary duty, violation of the TCPA and other consumer protection statutes, and consumer fraud.

As co-chair of Barnes & Thornburg’s Consumer Class Action Defense Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Garrett handles high-profile business disputes for large public and private companies across the country. Indeed, Garrett’s clients cover a wide range of sectors including retail, hospitality, sports and entertainment, healthcare, financial services, real estate, automotive, and technology and telecommunications.

Garrett is valued for his aggressive and innovative litigation strategies designed to achieve his clients’ goals and efficiently resolve their disputes. Whether in writing or at oral argument, Garrett persistently advances his clients’ position to protect their rights and accomplish their over-all litigation objectives. 

Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Garrett served as counsel in the Los Angeles office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

Honors

Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2016-2018

Experience

Garrett's recent engagements and accomplishments include the following:

  • Prevailed as first-chair trial counsel in a six-figure commercial dispute against a commercial real estate holding company and lessor
  • Prevailed at trial and recovered substantial attorneys' fees and costs on behalf of an international hedge fund in a $500 million breach of contract and defamation dispute. 
  • Obtained summary judgment and defeated class certification on behalf of a national veterinary hospital chain in a $40 million nationwide consumer fraud class action arising out of labeling and sales 
  • Successfully argued before the California Court of Appeal and persuaded the Court to uphold the trial court’s dismissal of breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract claims against a legal services provider
  • Represented numerous entertainment industry clients including numerous National Basketball Association players, actors, producers, directors, and television personalities in tort and contract disputes collectively totaling more than 100 million
  • Represented a luxury hotel owner in a nine-year dispute against a well-known luxury hotel management company in a $300 million breach of contract and tort case involving a hotel management agreement
  • Resolved a putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action on behalf of a home furnishings retailer after persuading plaintiff's counsel to voluntarily dismiss the case with prejudice
  • Resolved a putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action on behalf of a national clothing retailer after persuading plaintiff's counsel to drop the case
  • Represented a high-value asset management company in a $100 million dispute surrounding the collection and payment of dividends 
  • Represented several corporations and related entities against a $500 million False Claims Act case advanced by the United States 
  • Represented a National Football League team with respect to several insurance disputes surrounding coverage for multiple tort claims in excess of $30 million

 

EXPERIENCE
Publications and Presentations
  • Presenter, ‘Present and Future COVID-19 Litigation Across Industries,’ April 22, 2020
  • Speaker, ‘Strategies to Avoid Liability When Doing Business in California - a Litigation Update,’ Association of Corporate Counsel, September 2019
  • Author, 'TCPA Shakeup: Analysis of the D.C. Circuit's Long-Awaited Decision in ACA International,' New York Law Journal, May 18, 2018
  • Co-Author, ‘Litigation Analysis - ACA International v. F.C.C.,’ March 19, 2018 
  • Author, 'Defeating Class Certification in TCPA Cases,' New York Law Journal, February 9, 2018
  • Co-Author, ‘9th Circuit Resolves Split on False Advertising Injunctions,’ October 26, 2017
  • Co-Author, ‘7th Circuit Balks At Class Action Defendant’s Attempt To Pick-Off Lead Plaintiff,’ June 30, 2017
  • Presentation Leader, 'The Internet of Things: Litigation Issues and Considerations,' February 16, 2017 
  • Speaker, 'Mass Tort & Consumer Class Action in the 2017 Landscape,' The Knowledge Group, December 13, 2016 
  • Co-Panelist, 'Trends in Consumer Class Actions: How to Avoid Becoming a Target,' October 2016
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