Scott M. Halberstadt

Partner, Irvine Office

Practice Location

  • California
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In over 16 years of practice, Scott Halberstadt has represented developers, general contractors, subcontractors, product manufacturers, automobile manufacturers, car dealerships, banking institutions, insurance companies, and public entities, in a varied range of practice areas, including, business litigation, complex construction defect litigation, toxic tort, insurance litigation, product liability, transactional, personal injury, employment law, public entity defense, predatory lending, discrimination, civil rights violations, wrongful death, and administrative law.

As Personal Counsel for several private entities, Scott is experienced in risk assessment and regularly counsels clients on contract negotiation as well as compliance with Unruh Act, OSHA, Contractor’s State Licensing Board, CEQA and EPA requirements.

Over the course of his career, Scott has successfully represented clients at trial in cases involving breach of contract, breach of warranty, negligence, assault, battery, interference with business relations and fraud, obtaining favorable jury verdicts for his clients.
Scott received his Bachelor’s degree from California State University at Fullerton and his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. He has been admitted to practice law in California since 1997.

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Construction/Real Estate
  • Corporate Governance
  • Labor & Employment
  • Financial Institutions/Credit Transactions
  • Insurance
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Automotive
  • Public Entity

Professional Licensure & Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California

Committee Affiliations & Memberships

  • Vistage Worldwide