Daniel M. Livingston

Daniel M. Livingston, Partner.
Daniel M. Livingston, Partner

Daniel M. Livingston


Payne & Fears LLP

Daniel M. Livingston

Jamboree Center
4 Park Plaza, Suite 1100
Irvine, CA 92614
T: 949.797.1256
F: 949.851.1212
Email: dml [at] paynefears.com

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Bar Admissions
  • State of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Central Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • Chair, Orange County Chapter, J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Board of Counselors, Lincoln Club of Orange County
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Chair, Business Litigation Section, Orange County Bar Association
  • Former Board of Governors of the Orange County Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Former President and Member of the California New Motor Vehicle Board
  • Former Member, California Medical Board
  • Former Director, Newport Beach Public Library
  • Former Chair of the Business Litigation Section, Orange County Bar Association
  • Former Member, Board of Governors, Association of Business Trial Lawyers - Orange County Chapter
Professional Awards and Recognitions
  • Recognized in 2018 by Best Lawyers in America® as "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation - Real Estate in Orange County
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation and Litigation-Real Estate from 2012 to 2022. The Best Lawyers lists, representing 57 specialties in all 50 states and Washington, DC, are compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of the top lawyers in the U.S. confidentially evaluate their professional peers
  • Named to the Southern California Super Lawyers list by Los Angeles Magazine each year from 2004 to 2022
  • Top 50 Super Lawyers list in Orange County, 2004-2007, 2016
  • Listed as an AV Preeminent rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • J.D., Brigham Young University, 1982
    • Associate Editor, BYU Law Review
  • A.B., with Honors, Stanford University, 1979
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