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Howard K. Alperin

Phone: (213) 622-4222

Howard K. Alperin is a partner with over 25 years of litigation and trial experience in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts. Mr. Alperin also has extensive transactional experience, giving him the unique ability to handle all facets of his clients’ ongoing litigation and transactional needs.

Mr. Alperin’s litigation practice includes the representation of individuals and corporations in complex business, entertainment, and intellectual property litigation matters, including those relating to unfair competition, false and deceptive trade practices, media torts (including misappropriation of name and likeness, defamation, and invasion of privacy), SLAPP litigation, class action litigation, and a broad range of other corporate and commercial litigation matters. Mr. Alperin has represented defendants (and has counseled numerous others) in connection with litigation involving the Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Trade Commission, and Department of Corporations in securities/business fraud cases. Additionally, Mr. Alperin has handled federal and state court appeals relating to these matters.

Mr. Alperin’s transactional practice focuses on the representation of talent agencies, entertainment production companies, recording artists, as well as information technology, advertising, marketing, and promotion companies. He handles a variety of business matters for his clients, such as the preparation and negotiation of various agreements including employment agreements. Mr. Alperin also advises and counsels clients in connection with their acquisition and sale of businesses.


  • The State Bar of California
  • State Bar of New York
  • State Bar of New Jersey
  • State Bar of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Central and Northern Districts of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Board of Governors

Personal Interests

  • Athletes Touch - Member of Athletes Touch, a Los Angeles-based exclusive community of former college and professional athletes excelling in the world of business
  • Los Angeles Box Lacrosse - Founder/player
  • Venice Lacrosse Club - Player/coach
  • Santa Monica Vikings High School Lacrosse - Varsity assistant coach
  • Santa Monica Vikings Youth Lacrosse - Advisor
  • Hollywood Lacrosse Club - Founder