Los Angeles Real Estate Litigation Attorney
Laine T. Wagenseller

Laine T. Wagenseller

Laine T. Wagenseller

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Los Angeles Business Litigation Attorney Laine T. Wagenseller specializes in real estate and business litigation. In 2004 he founded Wagenseller Law Firm in downtown Los Angeles with the goal of providing his clients individualized attention and cost-effective legal services. The goal of Wagenseller Law Firm is to be the preeminent boutique real estate and partnership litigation law firm in Los Angeles. We are focused on helping you resolve your legal issue.

Experienced Business Trial Attorney

Mr. Wagenseller is an experienced trial attorney who has represented companies and individuals in jury trials, court trials, arbitrations and mediations throughout Southern California.

Mr. Wagenseller’s experience with complex business litigation includes real estate litigation (breach of contract, breach of lease, sale disputes, family fighting over properties, fraud, lis pendens, specific performance, neighbor disputes and more) and business litigation (partnership and corporate shareholder lawsuits, family fighting over businesses, corporate litigation, breach of contract, fraud and more). Wagenseller Law Firm represents real estate developers and investors, property owners, business owners, corporations, partnerships, directors and officers, professionals, commercial tenants and individuals in a variety of industries.

Published Legal Author

Attorney Wagenseller has published articles in the Los Angeles Times, The California Real Estate Journal, the Los Angeles County Bar’s Real Property Section Review, Commercial Investment Real Estate Magazine, 50+ Builder, Los Angeles Lawyer, the Stewart Title of California Commercial Update and other real estate, business and legal publications.

After graduating from Duke University with a double major in Comparative Area Studies (International Relations) and French, Mr. Wagenseller graduated from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.

He clerked for the Honorable Richard C. Neal and the Honorable Melvin B. Grover in the Los Angeles Superior Court in downtown Los Angeles. As an attorney he successfully completed the National Institute for Trial Advocacy Mock Trial Program. He is admitted to practice law by the California State Bar, the United States District Court for the Central District of California and the United States Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal.

Active in Civic and Legal Organizations

Mr. Wagenseller serves as a judge pro tem with the Los Angeles Superior Court. He has also been involved with the American Business Trial Lawyers Association, the California State Bar Real Property Section, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Urban Land Institute (Los Angeles chapter), the Rotary Club of Los Angeles (LA5) (Board of Directors), Ketchum Downtown YMCA (Board of Directors) and other civic and legal organizations.

The University of Southern California Gould School of Law’s magazine profiled Mr. Wagenseller in an article entitled “State of Play”. To read the article, click on the image below.

University of Southern California’s Law Magazine

University of Southern California’s Law Magazine

Mr. Wagenseller can be reached at (213) 286-0371 or