Nat Lipanovich’s practice encompasses several practice areas, including class action defense, false advertising claims, breach of contract claims, patent litigation and securities litigation. His practice spans a variety of industries, from real estate appraisals to medical devices, videogames, ridesharing companies and university patent licensing.

Nat also maintains an active pro bono practice, including the representation of clients on appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Nat earned his J.D., with highest honors, from The University of Texas at Austin (UT) School of Law, where he was an associate editor of the Texas Law Review, elected to the Order of the Coif and admitted to Chancellors (UT's most prestigious honor society) as vice-chancellor. While in law school, Nat interned at the Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. for the Hon. Susan G. Braden. Prior to law school, he worked as an intellectual property project assistant at an Am Law 100 law firm.

Honors & Awards

  • Named to the Southern California Rising Stars list (2018)


  • “The Case for Defense Witness Immunity: A Systemic Analysis of Federal Case Law,” 91 Texas Law Review 175 (2012)


The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 2013), with highest honors; Vice-Chancellor; Order of the Coif; Associate editor, Texas Law Review; Dean's Achievement Awards in Secured Credit and Economic Analysis of Law

University of California at Berkeley (B.A., Political Science, 2008), with honors in Political Science; with Distinction in General Scholarship


  • California, 2013
  • U.S. District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
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