INTEGRITY - EXPERIENCE - RESULTS

LYNN T. GALUPPO

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A Seasoned Litigator Overseeing Complex Business and Real Estate Disputes

Ms. Galuppo’s nearly two-decade litigation career provides her with the necessary experience to handle any litigation matter and all aspects of the litigation process. She is highly skilled and experienced at litigation and dispute resolution in high stakes business and real estate conflicts. Ms. Galuppo’s practice specializes in representing public and private companies and high-net worth individuals in various complex and general, straightforward civil actions, including business, commercial, securities, and real estate related litigation.


Ms. Galuppo’s experience began during law school when she was an extern with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and spent a summer with one of the most aggressive plaintiffs-sided class action securities litigation law firms in the country. After law school, Ms. Galuppo commenced her practice with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, a highly rated, New York-based law firm, during which time she was an integral member of the fraud and complex insurance coverage practice group. She specialized in securities and fraud litigation and complex insurance coverage defense and handled class actions, derivative actions, SEC investigations and proceedings, and provided related complex insurance coverage analyses and advice.   


After practicing five years with Stroock, Ms. Galuppo practiced the bulk of her career with Cox, Castle & Nicholson, during which she handled a diverse array of commercial and real estate-related litigation matters. Through such representation, Ms. Galuppo gained extensive knowledge about all facets of the real estate business. Uniquely, Ms. Galuppo combined her significant securities and real estate litigation background and successfully defended securities-related real estate matters, including successfully handling nearly a decade of condo-hotel litigation in San Diego state and federal trial and appellate courts.

Experience

Ms. Galuppo litigates matters in both federal and state courts throughout California and other U.S. jurisdictions. Ms. Galuppo is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, all California State Courts, and the United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California. 


She handles day-to-day management of all her litigation matters, and her clients very much appreciate her timely contact about case developments and response to their inquiries. Ms. Galuppo has been hailed by her clients for her sound legal advice, ability to anticipate opposing counsel, extensive understanding of the law and facts of each case, and well-reasoned litigation strategies.


Ms. Galuppo was an integral trial team member of multi-million dollar, several multi-week trials in both federal and state courts, including a four-month jury trial in Orange County Superior Court, a three-week federal trial in the Central District of California and has handled many arbitration hearings. Ms. Galuppo has handled international matters as well, which have involved complex insurance coverage representation of foreign-based insureds and insurers, including those in Germany, Australia and England.  


Ms. Galuppo’s practice also includes handling numerous appeals and writs before the Ninth Circuit and the California Appellate Courts. She has been responsible for all aspects of the briefing on appeals and has argued before the Ninth Circuit and the California Appellate Court. 

Education

Lynn received her Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law, where she was the Vice President and Member of the Moot Court Board, Founder of the Entertainment Law Competition, a member of the Appellate Advocacy Team competing in New York, and a Member of Inns of Court. While in law school, Lynn was an extern at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. She received her undergraduate degree from Pepperdine University. 

Professional Affiliations

  •   Orange County Bar Association
  •   Orange County Women Lawyers Association
  •   California Women Lawyers Association
  •   Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  •  Orange County Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW-OC)

Publications

  • Tips to Ensure That Your Email Deal Terms Are Enforceable, January 12, 2015
  • The Legal Team Condotel Developers Are Thanking, Law360, April 25, 2014
  • High Court Leaves Hotelier Win in Hard Rock Securities Row, Law360, February 24, 2014
  • Ninth Circuit Rules In Favor Of Commercial Real Estate, August 22, 2013
  • Ninth Circuit Concludes That Condo-Hotel Units At The Hard Rock Hotel Are Not A Security, August 16, 2013

Awards & Speaking Engagement

  • Spire Award Nominee, 2014, recognizing excellence and superior performance in the commercial real estate industry in Orange County
  • Crew-OC's Mentoring the Future Generation - Pay It Forward Panel, September 28, 2016